Research Associate, Artificial Evolution - Davis, CA

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Research Associate, Artificial Evolution – Davis, CA

Research Associate, Artificial Evolution - Davis, CA
Novozymes is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join the Artificial Evolution Group. The researcher will perform experiments to identify effective enzymes or improve enzymes for industrial applications. This person will be responsible for cloning and expressing candidate genes in microbial hosts. This person will also generate variant libraries and be involved in high throughput process to identify improved enzyme variants.

In this position, you need to have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years research experience with recombinant DNA techniques
  • Fundamental molecular biology and biochemistry knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of molecular cloning techniques such as DNA & RNA isolation, PCR, microbial transformations, gel electrophoresis or recombinant protein expression
  • Experience working with filamentous fungi preferred but not required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a team environment

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com

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Application deadline: June 30, 2017

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City Davis, CA
Country USA
Job Area Research and Development
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