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Senior Scientist - Nucleic Acid Synthesis

Job Location
Fargo, ND 58104
United States

Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Long and Short Term Disability, 401k w/match, FSA/HSA, PTO

Job Description

We are a rapidly growing company that manufactures biologics (such as Plasmid DNA) to help accelerate scientific research and breakthroughs.  We are seeking a Senior Scientist - Nucleic Acid Synthesis which  will develop the gene synthesis capability for the company and lead the delivery of the service to our clients.  The role will work with external experts to design the gene synthesis workflow, procure relevant equipment, design the laboratory space for gene synthesis, and establish the service as part of the portfolio of products and services offered by the company. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years working in the biotechnology industry or equivalent advanced degree. Candidates will also have an education in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemical engineering or related field. 

About the Role 

    • Provide primary oversight of technical development activities for nucleic acid synthesis
    • Develop and execute strategic plans and develop of new nucleic and synthesis product/processes, continuous improvement, testing, new equipment, new technologies and GMP manufacturing process development
    • Conducts activities related to the development of nucleic acid synthesis, evaluating process cost, quality, and capability alternatives, and performing process under limited supervision 
    • Functions as a technical role model and resource/consultant to others
    • Support the ongoing development of nucleic acid synthesis, including continuous improvement, testing, new equipment, new technologies and manufacturing process development. 
    • Develop project plans, timelines and logistics to support nucleic acid synthesis service launch and launch of any improvements or add-on services 
    • Develop process/equipment SOPs and associated documents, train staff

Why Join Aldevron? 

  • You want meaningful work.  We are in a landmark moment in the history of life science, and Aldevron is at the center of it.  
  • You want to plant your career in a growing company.  We are growing fast.  We have limitless opportunities for people who are ready to roll up their sleeves and jump in. 
  • You are excited to learn every day.  At Aldevron, no day is the same.  Our team comes to work ready to learn and overcome new challenges with teamwork and a passion to make lives better.   

Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our success.  Join us today! 

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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