RedVault aims to foster an innovative, collaborative, and academic environment and this position will rely heavily on creative idea generation, clear organized communication, a focused commitment to detail and the timely and independent completion of highly complex projects.
Applicants should hold at minimum, a bachelors degree in a relevant scientific field (biology, biochemistry, genetics, bio-engineering, etc.). Significant hands-on laboratory experience (2+ years) is required.
The qualified candidate will have a comprehensive working knowledge of molecular biology concepts and should have significant experience with all standard laboratory practices and molecular biology techniques, particularly:
- Nucleic acid isolation, purification, quantification and manipulation
- Nucleic acid amplification - PCR, RCA/RCR, polymerase selection, buffer preparation, etc.
- Nucleic acid library construction for next-generation sequencing and other applications
- Clear understanding of nucleic acid kinetics and the ability to design, perform, and optimize complex reactions using in-silico and in-vitro approaches
The position demands strict documentation of all procedures and the ability to analyze and present scientific data. The scientist should have in-depth working knowledge of available scientific databases and common bioinformatics tools. Clear, professional written and oral communication skills are a must and candidates should be comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced and collaborative environment.