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Aerotek Research Associate in Boulder, Colorado

Aerotek Scientific is actively recruiting for a Research Associate or an exciting biotech company in Boulder, CO. As a Research Associate in the Cell Biology group, you will be part of a diverse team of microbiologists for discovering and improving the genome editing machinery. In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop the most cutting-edge strain engineering technologies, design innovative high-throughput assays, and optimize automated protocols related to our product line.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engineer bacteria and yeast strains

  • DNA extraction and chemical solution preparation

  • Develop, test, and optimize assays and product workflows

  • Collaborate closely with the team members and other cross-functional groups

  • Analyze and present experimental data

  • Support laboratory operations at the facility

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS/MS biology, molecular biology, synthetic biology, biochemistry, or related fields

  • Experience in handling microbial cells ( E. coli , S. cerevisiae etc)

  • Experience in molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, restriction enzyme digestion, ligation, Gibson assembly, gel extraction, transformation, DNA extraction

  • Ability to work collaboratively on cross-functional teams

  • Exceptional data analysis and quantitative skills

  • Track record of creativity and problem solving leading to successful products

Please apply with an update resume and two professional references

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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