Research Associate Molecular Biology

Research Associate Molecular Biology

ZHAW - Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Zurich, Switzerland

The successful candidate will be part of our effort to harness machine-learning driven enzyme engineering for the development of next-generation industrial biocatalysts.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Execution of enzyme engineering projects;
  • Generation and screening of enzyme variant libraries using state-of-the-art techniques;
  • Development and execution of enzymatic activity tests;
  • Maintenance of laboratories and instrumentation (such as FPLC, incubators, bioreactors, electrophoresis, PCR, and other laboratory equipment), procurement of consumables and chemicals.

Requirements

  • Academic degree (Master/Diplom) in molecular biology, biochemistry or chemistry or several years of industrial experience in the relevant field;
  • Hands on working experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, enzymology, e.g. cloning & mutagenesis, production and purification of recombinant enzymes from bacterial and yeast-based systems as well as the characterization of proteins’ molecular properties and enzyme activity;
  • Expertise in state-of-the-art methods to engineer enzymes for improved stability, activity and selectivity;
  • Competence in GC, HPLC and mass spectrometric method development, troubleshooting and data analysis;
  • Familiarity with high throughput approaches (hardware/automation of protocols) would be a plus We offer you a challenging task in an inspiring working environment with a motivated, multi-disciplinary team consisting of colleagues from Chemistry, Biology, Computation Life Sciences and others.

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