Are you a problem-solver? A collaborator? Ready to tackle the world of infectious diseases? InBios is looking for people who value a sense of community, cooperation and camaraderie with a shared vision of delivering impactful solutions to those affected by infectious diseases. At InBios, your ideas are valued, your voice is heard, your accomplishments are celebrated.
InBios International Inc. specializes in the design, development and manufacture of diagnostic assays for emerging infectious diseases and biothreats. Founded in 1996 in Seattle, WA, InBios is dedicated to delivering superior quality products that are accurate, easy to use and cost effective. We have a portfolio of more than 25 diagnostic products, as well as an extensive catalog of life science reagents. For more information, visit www.inbios.com.
Our primary location is in the dynamic neighborhood of South Lake Union in a state-of-the-art biotech facility, and our secondary location is in the SODO neighborhood with newly remodeled lab and office space in an historic building next to Lumen Field. This position will be based at our SODO location. InBios offers competitive wages and a rich benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), and performance-based rewards. InBios is committed to work/life balance and provides paid vacation and sick time, including a weeklong, paid shutdown in December.
You are a motivated individual with strong wet lab and analytical skills to looking to join a molecular biology team focusing on VHH phage display. You enjoy working at the bench discovering and developing high quality reagents for diagnostic applications. If this describes you, then we encourage you to apply for this position.
Experience and knowledge needed to be successful in this position
· BS in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field and 2 or more years of academic or industrial experience.
· In-depth theoretical understanding of molecular biology and strong molecular biology wet lab technique with emphasis on phage display methods.
· Experience with 5’ RACE for hybridoma sequencing, PCR amplification and plasmid construction.
· Proficient in the use of software tools for PCR primer design, gene and plasmid construction, and sequence analysis.
· Experience running ELISAs and with bacterial protein expression and purification a plus.
· Highly organized and detail oriented.
· Experience using laboratory inventory software a plus.
· Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Job duties include
· Preparation and panning of VHH phage display libraries
· Subcloning VHH for protein expression
· Optimization and development of phage display methods
· Hybridoma sequencing and sequence analysis including 5’ RACE
· Construction of antibody expression plasmids
· Development of documentation for transfer of processes to manufacturing
Work environment information
Position responsibilities include work in a Biosafety Level 2 lab (BSL-2).
Wage commensurate with industry standard and experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401(k).