Protein Engineer / Synthetic Biologist at Rejuvenate Bio
San Diego, CA, US

We are seeking a Protein Engineer to join our rejuvenation team

Duties & Responsibilities

Rejuvenate Bio is looking for a highly-motivated individual to join our energetic team and accelerate development of our therapies. The Scientist position will directly support efforts to drive forward our future commercial offerings. The applicant will be tasked with their own project area and will assist with virus creation and running assays. The role reports to the CSO of Rejuvenate Bio.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Execute protein engineering projects

Measure protein ligand binding interactions

Design and build DNA (plasmids, genomic constructs, etc)

Screen and identify improved proteins based on FACS and/or biochemical analysis

Handle complex protocols, assist in experimental design, data analysis, and be able to summarize findings into technical reports

Maintain professional, scientific, and ethical integrity

  • Communicate effectively within the group and with other functional groups in the company

Setting, completing and updating milestones related to main project.

  • Executing experiments, independently and in conjunction with a small team in support of research studies

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, microbiology, biomedical engineering, bioengineering or related field required.  

Desired Skills

Design optimization of in vitro enzyme assays, Native and affinity based protein purifications, Biophysical characterization of ligand binding, Molecular cloning and plasmid construction: Isothermal assembly, Golden gate, restriction-based and/or homologous recombination-based cloning, Experience w/ protein structure function relationships is a plus
, Experience with synthetic biology, directed evolution, protein engineering, library preparation and barcoding, screening methodologies, and next gen sequencing. Well-organized, self-motivated, and a quick learner who is able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Willingness to work outside of his/her discipline to accomplish project goals. Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. Strong work ethic, communication skills and goal-oriented personality.

If interested email with a resume and cover letter. We are located in San Diego California.