Pacific Biosciences is seeking a Scientist to work within a dynamic interdisciplinary team to help develop, screen, and characterize enzymes and chemistries for our single molecule DNA sequencing system. The successful candidate is required to have a strong molecular biology background. Duties will primarily involve lab work, along with data analysis and sample verification. This individual will also be responsible for sample and database management. Lab responsibilities include cloning, protein expression and purification on a high-throughput platform, in addition to the development of novel template preparation strategies for the PacBio sequencing platform. Lab work could involve up to 4 hours per day of manual pipetting using single or multi-channel pipettors. The successful candidate will be involved with experimental design and implementation of independent projects. This individual will closely interface with other members of the group for the transition of materials.