Job Description

Associate Scientist - Molecular Biology
Job Number: 21-06341
Join the Eclaro Team! Eclaro is looking for a Associate Scientist - Molecular Biology for our client in San Diego, CA. This is a contract position located at our client's site.
Eclaro's client is a leading component manufacturer with a portfolio of oil and gas, chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. Their customer base includes many diverse industries and markets, including pharmaceutical, aerospace, textile, construction and automotive industries.  If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Will enjoy working at client’s site to support molecular biology project work related to gene cloning, gene modification, protein expression optimization, strain optimization and associated microbiological support for Client enzyme products.
  • Coordinate technical activities with minimal supervision.
  • Summarize, analyze and interpret moderately complex analytical data.
  • Achieve successful completion of deliverables with efficiency and adherence to time constraints.
Required Qualifications:
  • 2-5 years of experience.
  • Must have experience with aseptic technique and manipulation of microorganisms
  • Must have experience with PCR, protein gel electrophoresis and other standard molecular biology techniques
  • Experience with small scale (96-well) protein expression, enzymatic assays and DNA/RNA manipulation including extraction/quantitation
  • Experience with protein expression and production in bacterial, yeast, or fungal systems
  • Experience with liquid handling
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization and time management skills
  • Must be highly self-motivated and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience with standard molecular biology techniques and DNA/RNA manipulation/ recombinant DNA techniques.
  • Experience with aseptic technique, manipulation of microorganism.
  • Protein expression and production of bacterial, yeast, or fungal systems is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and fast-paced environment, both independently and in a team setting.
  • Excellent organization skills and detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Randy Mingoy    
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 

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