Biologist, Genome Editing

Berkeley Lights, Inc.
Job Location
Emeryville, CA 94608
Job Description

Biologist, Genome Editing
Berkeley Lights, Inc. is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Biologist, Genome Editing. You'll join an interdisciplinary R&D development team at our headquarters in Emeryville, CA.
As a key member of the R&D team, you’ll help develop our technology towards genome editing-related applications. In this new role, you’ll need to be experienced in techniques of modern molecular and cell biology, and enthusiastically embrace leading edge technologies.
Ideally, you’ll be a creative and productive biologist who will take ownership for achieving results in biology and technology development programs.


We’re looking for (requirements):
• PhD in Cell/Molecular Biology plus at least two years of relevant post-doc experience, or overall equivalent experience.
• Proven experience with CRISPR/Cas9 technology and edited-cell lines (Knock-in/ Knock-out) establishment.
• Proven experience with classical molecular biology techniques (e.g., PCR, cloning, DNA isolation) and cell culture (e.g., cell lines and primary human cells).
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced technology development environment with demanding schedules and deliverables.
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills to work well with scientists and engineers with widely divergent backgrounds
It would be great if you have the following experience (not required):
• Primary human T cells.
• Programming and scripting (e.g., Python, MATLAB, or Java) capability.
• Proficient data analysis skills. For example, competence with data mining software (e.g., Tableau, Spotfire, etc.).

How to Apply
About Our Organization

At Berkeley Lights, Inc., we are bringing to market a proprietary micro-bio-chip system destined to revolutionize biopharma, diagnostics and biomedical research.  We are an early stage start-up with dedicated individuals spanning the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Micro-Fluidics, Genomics, Physics, Engineering, and Business. Our scientists develop unprecedented capabilities and revolutionize the biological sciences. Our engineers are unconstrained by traditional disciplines and apply engineering excellence to enable breakthrough scientific discovery. Together we are a Team that disrupts the way biology is understood, measured, applied and commercialized.

Patricia Fara writes about childcare funding, and women in science and science history at NPR.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences researchers have visualized the career paths of former postdocs.

A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds that half of women working in STEM have experienced gender discrimination at work.

A proposal to tax students' tuition waivers no longer appears in the US tax bill, Vox reports.