Conagen Inc. is a leader in the area of bio-manufacturing. We engineer organisms to produce molecules that are essential to our well-being. Scientists and Engineers at Conagen use the latest synthetic biology tools to design metabolic pathways, improve production organisms, optimize production procedures, and ensure the quality as well as safety of the final products. We focus on the bio-manufacturing of high-value ingredients for food, nutrition, pharmaceutical, and renewable material industries. Science and Innovation are the driving forces of our Mission.
Job Description Overview:
We are currently seeking a Research Associate I/II to support our strain engineering efforts. The candidate is expected to have a good background in synthetic biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology and other related disciplines. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential. The successful candidate is a team player who takes pride in attention to detail, data delivery, and excels at time management. The candidate is also hardworking, meticulous and is expected to keep good lab notes. Communicates within and across teams.
Must be able to work under supervision as well as independently.
The successful candidate must be highly motivated with good communication, leadership, and teamwork skills and must have high standards for one’s own work. Multitasking is essential. Flexibility to work in shifts / over weekends may be needed
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