At GenapSys we are working to power the world of healthcare and diagnostics with advanced DNA
sequencing technology. Our proprietary technology integrates advanced electronics, molecular biology,
fluidics and data analytics and machine learning to dramatically reduce cost of ownership and operating
expenses for DNA and RNA sequencing.

Our team brings together an incredibly diverse and multidisciplinary set of backgrounds and skills – from electrical and mechanical engineers, to physicists, chemists, microfluidic engineers, molecular biologists, bioinformaticians, mathematicians and more. Together we will advance scientific and medical knowledge and improve human health through transformative DNA sequencing technologies. We are working cross functionally to make a great impact in the world – join us on that mission!

We are looking for a Scientist who can help us develop improved DNA polymerases for sequencing applications, using both directed and random mutagenesis approaches. If these challenges seem exciting and you fit the requirement outlined below - please apply!

Responsibilities

  • Clone, express, screen, and characterize novel DNA polymerases with improved properties.
  • Express and purify large quantities of DNA polymerase enzymes.
  • Critically analyze and derive insights from experimental data using standard and custom NGS bioinformatics tools.
  • Independently design experimental plans, execute experiments, perform in-depth data analysis, and present results and conclusions for internal review. 

Required Qualifications

  • Outstanding expertise and background in molecular biology and protein biochemistry.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects, trouble-shoot, and work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ph.D., preferably with 2+ years of industry or academic postdoctoral experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with protein analysis and purification methods including affinity tagging and FPLC.
  • Hand-on experience with site-directed mutagenesis and mutant library generation methods.
  • Familiarity with polymerase mechanisms and kinetics.
  • Familiarity with the structures and characteristics of family A and B DNA polymerases and their use in biotechnology applications.
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of current and evolving trends in the NGS field.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects, trouble-shoot, and work in multidisciplinary teams.

What we offer:

  • An amazing mission: Enabling everyone to decode the living world!
  • Competitive compensation and stock options.
  • Competitive benefits: medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and dependents, fully sponsored life, short and long-term disability insurance, and 401(k) retirement savings plan.
  • Free daily catered gourmet lunches and snacks.
  • Weekly fancy High Tea and happy hours.
  • Free complex onsite gym membership.
  • Casual, but high-performing work environment.

A diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is an integral part of GenapSys' culture. We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission!

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