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Scientist

Felix Biotechnology LogoFelix Biotechnology


Date Posted

25 Jun, 2022

Salary Offered

$100000 — $120000 yearly

Job Type

Full Time

Experience Required

3+ years

Remote Work

No

Stock Options

No

Vacancies

1 available


Felix is hiring a scientist as a pivotal member of our phage engineering team. If you want to play a critical role in developing the next generation of bio-therapeutic tools to tackle the antibiotic resistance epidemic that is a growing threat to humanity, this is the perfect role for you. This position reports directly to the Head of Science and will be expected to contribute immediately to our engineering efforts which focus on optimizing phage as general tools to manage bacterial infections.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Engineering bacteriophage genomes using novel and cutting edge technologies
  • Performing robust assays to characterize phage-host interactions
  • Isolating and characterizing phage from clinical and environmental samples
  • Characterizing bacteria from clinical and environmental samples
  • Performing short-read (Illumina) and long-read (oxford nanopore) sequencing
  • Developing high-throughput protocols (including the use of automation) for characterizing phage-host interactions

REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced degree in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, virology, synthetic biology,
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with a team of scientists to generate and analyze data
  • Interact with a computational team to share experimental data and improve workflows
  • Record and write protocols, store samples, and train students
  • Prepare research results for presentations at scientific meetings both internal and external • US citizenship or greencard

EXPERIENCE WITH SOME COMBINATION OF

  • Isolating bacteria from patient samples, bacterial genetics and metabolism
  • Microbial ecology, evolution and screening experiments
  • Microbial genetics, controlling bacterial transcription and translation, bacterial cloning and plasmid design and construction, bacterial engineering tools and technologies including CRISPR, homologous recombina tion and transposon mutagenesis
  • Working with diverse pathogenic organisms such as Pseudomonas, NTM, Staph, Klebsiella, etc.

About Felix Biotechnology

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We’re creating programmable therapies

Company Size: 6 - 10 People
Year Founded: 2019
Country: United States

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