Temporary Associate Scientist (MB13-101) Amyris Biotechnologies
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Amyris is building an integrated renewable products company using breakthrough science and an innovative business model to address some of our planet?s most daunting problems. Amyris first developed its technology under a non-profit initiative to provide a reliable and affordable source of artemisinin, a highly effective anti-malarial therapeutic and is now applying its industrial synthetic biology platform to provide alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products. Amyris No Compromise? renewable fuels and chemicals are being designed to perform comparably to, or better than, the products they will replace.
As a member of our high-throughput screening group, you will be a member of a team generating and evaluating strains of microbes producing fuels and ?green? chemicals from biomass. Specific responsibilities include preparation of reagents, attending team meetings, tracking and processing of samples, operation of robotics, performing assays and statistical analysis of data.
B.S. in Molecular biology, analytical chemistry, biology, scientific computing and biotechnology majors or equivalent
Experience with Aseptic Technique
Ability to lift and carry at least 50lbs
Proven analytical, problem solving, and customer relations skills
Proficient with MS Office
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self motivated, ability to multi-task, demonstrates flexibility in job assignment
Displays creative thinking, ability to work within a virtual or cross functional team, and is detail oriented
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Emeryville, CA 94608
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED