Senior/ Research Associate – Protein Engineering

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About the Role

We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Senior/ Research Associate to join the Protein Engineering Group. The candidate will be expected to work on a variety of protein engineering projects to optimize and generate differentiated enzymatic leads, including protein expression, purification and characterization.

What You Will Be Doing

Participate in protein engineering efforts to optimize various enzymes used in 10x Genomics products
Protein expression of various enzymes, preferably nucleic acid modifying enzymes
Protein purification utilizing variety of methods (affinity, ion-exchange, hydrophobic, size-exclusion chromatography)
Perform complex experiments with strong attention to detail and documentation
Accomplish goals under project team timelines
Minimum Requirements

BS/MS degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural biology, or similar field
3+ years of experience and knowledge in protein expression, purification, and characterization
Experience in generation and characterization of protein variants
Experience using phage display, yeast display, or in vitro directed evolution
Experience in molecular biology
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Excellent written and oral skills
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment
Experience with nucleic acid modifying enzymes is a plus

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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