Research Scientist I

Job Location
Beverly, MA 01915
Job Description

The Research Scientist I will investigate, design and lead the development of both customer initiated projects and the expansion of Enzymatics’ product line. The person must be able to communicate information instrumental for rapid, successful product development across departments. One main job function will be gene design and overexpression of novel enzymes in E. coli. Biochemical characterization of enzymes and/or assay development of enzymes may also be required. The ideal candidate will have experience characterizing DNA polymerases and/or DNA modifying enzymes useful for emerging DNA technologies. This person will report to the Director of Research.

Position to be hired in the beginning of 2015


Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:

  • Design and work on research and development projects
  • Design and overexpression of target proteins for commercialization
  • Prevent and/or solve technical issues
  • Develop new assays, writing Work Instructions and training QC Analysts
  • Work as part of cross-functional team for certain projects
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • At least 2 years Post-Doc experience with preference of additional 1-3 years industrial experience working with enzymes used in Molecular Biology applications
  • Experience with gene design, cloning and overexpression in E. coli
  • Experience characterizing DNA polymerases and/or DNA modifying enzymes used in DNA applications/technologies preferred


  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Microbiology
About Our Organization

nzymatics is an emerging leader in the supply of the enzymes that drive nucleic acid detection technologies. Our leadership is currently building a team which embodies our mission to lead the molecular biology tools market in quality, customer service, and innovation. We seek engaging, motivated individuals who can articulate their goals and, in turn, offer a culture that breeds success. Enzymatics is an employee-focused organization that strives to cultivate challenging careers and rewarding lives.

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