Senior Polymerase Enzymologist
Pacific Biosciences is an early-stage venture backed by world class
Venture Capitalists, which is delivering next generation DNA Sequencing
technologies. Our disruptive technologies backed by protected
intellectual property positions will enable us to open up entirely new
life science markets by revolutionizing DNA sequencing.
Pacific Biosciences seeks a senior enzymologist or protein biochemist
to join a team developing and characterizing nucleic acid modifying
enzymes for use in cutting edge, single molecule applications. The
successful candidate will have strong skills in enzyme kinetics,
protein chemistry, molecular biology, and knowledge of
structure-function relationships. An emphasis on protein engineering
and directed selection for desired protein characteristics, as is
applied in directed molecular evolution for biotechnology applications.
While the position is senior, laboratory skills and a hands-on ethic
are required for the startup phase of our company's development. The
responsibilities will include specification, selection and
characterization of candidate enzymes. Experience in the transition
from research to development and production are highly desirable.
A Ph.D. or equivalent experience is required in biochemistry or
molecular biology, as well as postgraduate experience, preferably in
industry. The ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment is a
must, as well as strong communication skills both verbally and in
Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume to Alvin Hom:
ahom at pacificbiosciences.com for full consideration.
***Pacific Biosciences does not accept agency resumes. Pacific
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