Company: Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)
Location: Coralville, IA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/22/2022
Expire Date: 10/22/2022
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Insurance, Manufacturing and Production, Other / General, Science, Research & Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.
IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, were pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.
Job Title: Staff Scientist
Location: Coralville, IA
The Enzyme Development team is seeking a talented Staff Scientist with expertise in protein biochemistry to develop enzymes used in: Genome Editing, Gene Expression, Genotyping, Next Generation Sequencing and Synthetic Biology. This position is a hands-on, laboratory-based position in Coralville, Iowa.
The candidate will work alongside other team members to characterize purified proteins by measuring kinetic parameters such as enzyme activities and binding affinities using UV-VIS absorbance, fluorescence, chemiluminescence, circular dichroism, binding assays, and coupled enzymatic assays in vitro. The position requires maintaining detailed records of work, creation of formal documents and presentations, participation in the technology transfer process to IDTs commercial production group.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support and develop early research projects as well as be part of a dynamic and innovative team where they will contribute their knowledge and technical skills to the growth of IDTs new product development pipeline. The candidate will be responsible for cloning, sequencing, optimizing upstream and downstream bioprocessing and final characterization of protein products. The successful candidate will have prior exposure and or experience with: protein expression, operation of AKTA FPLC chromatography systems, various resins (affinity, IEX, HIC, mix-mode, SEC), tangential flow filtration, analytical HPLC, LC-MS spectral analysis, assay development, and enzyme kinetics.
Other Job Qualifications:
Exert up to 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10-15 lbs. of force frequently.
What We Offer:
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.
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