- MS in Chemical Engineering in a life science or biotechnology setting, or a relevant field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Experience operating and troubleshooting lab automation, particularly for gene synthesis, cloning, recombinant expression, protein purification, or protein characterization
- Ability to work with at a high level of independence
- Proficient verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment and present and explain technical information
- Work effectively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment both independently and as a team with a diverse set of scientists, and other technical and administrative staff
- Effective problem-solving skills to implement solutions of limited complexity.
Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level
- PhD in Chemical Engineering in a life science or biotechnology setting, or a relevant field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Significant experience adapting commercially available lab automation solutions to applications not developed by the vendor
- Significant experience programming, adapting, and troubleshooting lab automation, particularly for gene synthesis, cloning, recombinant expression, protein purification, and/or protein characterization
- Subject matter expert on state-of-the-art automation solutions
Qualifications We Desire
- Experience with laboratory information management software
- Experience integrating separate automated process steps into a semi- or fully automated process
- Python programing
- Experience in mammalian tissue culture, transfection, and protein expression
- Expertise in molecular biology, immunology, protein biochemistry and/or biophysics
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