Research Scientist

NuGen Technologies - San Carlos, CA (30+ days ago)3.5

NuGEN Technologies is looking for a talented and creative experimental scientist to join our R&D team. The ideal candidate will be an innovator with exceptional research skills who is highly motivated to make high impact, novel contributions. Join us and be part of the team that continues to deliver innovative and enabling genomics solutions to the scientific community.

Position is located in San Carlos, California and reports to the Director of Research and Development. Please send inquiries and updated resume to

JOB TITLE: RESEARCH SCIENTIST (specific title may vary based on experience level)


Maintains broad knowledge of principles and theories related to new and emerging technologies
Develops novel concepts and designs and executes laboratory research to achieve feasibility goals
Works with outside collaborators on pre-commercial products and product concepts
Ensures timely transfer of new technologies and products for downstream development
Presents data and concepts at both internal and external meetings (as needed)


Ph D in molecular biology related field or equivalent experience
3+ years of industry experience in a life sciences company preferred. Exceptional academic researchers may be considered.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Experience with enzyme stabilization and/or lyophilization
Experience with enzyme kinetics and activity assays
Experience with protein evolution or rational design
Knowledge of Next Generation Sequencing
Demonstrated track record of creativity and innovation
Analytical with strong problem-solving skills
Bioinformatics/data analysis experience a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer
Updated: 23-Aug-2018