Scientist - Biochemistry/Protein Discovery at Mammoth Biosciences
San Francisco, CA, US
Mammoth is seeking a Scientist with expertise in protein biochemistry. The ideal candidate will have direct experience studying newly-discovered CRISPR systems and their applications. A strong background RNA biochemistry and protein engineering is a plus. Further, the ideal candidate will be comfortable leading and managing others, including prioritizing time, agendas, and projects to accomplish goals.

Responsibilities

    • Initiate, direct, and perform experiments to advance the application of newly-discovered CRISPR systems
    • Develop high-throughput biochemical experiments 
    • Optimize components to enhance CRISPR function
    • Stay current in the field by participating in educational opportunities and reading relevant publications
    • Think creatively about the biochemistry of genome editing technologies

Requirements

    • Ph.D. in relevant field with 3+ years relevant research experience
    • Experience with high throughput biochemical and bacterial screens 
    • Background in protein biochemistry and/or nucleic acid biochemistry
    • Exceptional communication, presentation, and data analysis
    • Excited about working in a diverse and collaborative team

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with directed evolution and rational design based protein engineering projects
    • High throughput screening of nucleases
    • Experience with NGS
    • Liquid handling automation experience

Benefits

    • Competitive salary with equity
    • Full health/vision/dental benefits
    • Unlimited vacation
    • Free breakfast/lunch/dinner/barista
    • Free gym
    • Public transportation commuter subsidy
    • 401(k) matching
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