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Development Scientist I, Cloning Technologies, New England Biolabs (Ipswich, MA)

New England Biolabs produces and supplies recombinant and native enzyme reagents for the life science research, as well as providing solutions supporting genome editing, synthetic biology and next-generation sequencing. NEB also provides free access to research tools such as REBASE, InBASE, and Polbase.

Working as a member of the Applications and Product Development Department, this individual will assist with the commercialization of reagents and methods for DNA Assembly from proof of principle through product launch.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and optimize reporter/test systems for complex DNA assemblies.
  • Evaluate novel formulations, additives, and enzymes to enhance assembly efficiency and fidelity.
  • Evaluate compatibility with high throughput processes and applications.
  • Serve as a liaison between Research and Production departments to develop and implement process improvements.
  • Prepare technical literature to support Production and Marketing departments.
  • Participate in web, phone, and live technical support and training.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field.
  • Strong molecular biology bench skills with ability to process large sample sets.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple projects in a fast paced environment and bring projects to completion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to present scientific information to an audience with a wide spectrum of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with homology-based methods (NEBuilder®, Gibson Assembly®) and Type IIS RE-based methods (Golden Gate, MoClo).
  • Prior bench experience as part of a large synthetic biology effort.

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Lio Tariman

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