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Genomatica, IncSan Diego, CA
  • The company is developing and scaling sustainable materials derived from plant- or waste-based feedstocks instead of fossil fuels to help brands deliver on their climate goals and our planet's needs.
  • Genomatica has already commercialized sustainable materials used in plastics, spandex and cosmetics, and is working on plant-based nylon, household cleaners and more.
  • Genomatica is seeking a highly motivated and creative Experimental Systems Biologist to join the Systems Bioengineering Group.
  • The primary objective of this group is to develop and advance key aspects of the company's core technology platform including various diagnostic bioengineering applications from model-driven experimental design to data-driven optimization of industrial bioprocesses for renewable chemical production.
  • The successful candidate for this position will develop and implement quantitative small-scale screening and physiological characterization of cell factories to deliver actionable insights to streamline strain-to-process optimization workflow using different host organisms depending on the target molecule.
  • She/he will also contribute to the development and application of custom experimental platforms for multi-omics assisted custom diagnostics and process-relevant physiology assessment.
  • The candidate will interface with multidisciplinary teams and play a role in the development of strain and process.
  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in applying her/his technical knowledge and scientific creativity to develop innovative solutions in a team environment.
  • Candidates who can demonstrate success in technical knowledge, scientific creativity, collaboration with others, and independent thought are desired.
  • This position is located in San Diego, CA.Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Design and execute quantitative small-scale experiments across multiple cultivation platforms such as well-plates and shake flasks for process-relevant physiology assessment.
  • Apply model-guided design and perform process relevant physiology assessment across platforms such as well plates, turbidostat, chemostat, etc.
  • Perform data analysis of QSS and diagnostic experiments combining multi-omics and fermentation data to provide biological context relevant for strain and fermentation process developments.
  • Coordinate experimental logistics and data review between multifunctional teams.
  • Prepare material for scientific presentation and consistently share results, experimental design, and execution plans with project teams and stakeholders.
  • May supervise and provide mentorship for other research personnel involved in executing quantitative small-scale experiments.
  • Qualifications & ExperienceThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required in order satisfactorily perform in this role.
  • EducationMaster's with 3-5 experience and/or PhD degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Bioprocess Engineering, Microbiology or related field with 0-2 years related industrial experienceExperienceDirect relevant experience in microbial cultivation and physiology assessment with various cultivation platforms; may include post-doctoral experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum Competencies and SkillsExpertise in a chemical engineering, microbiology, fermentation, or metabolic engineering setting.
  • Proficiency in developing/applying experimental approaches for strain screening/evaluation and quantitative physiology.
  • Laboratory experience and understanding in microbial cultivation, quantitative physiology, metabolic engineering, etc.
  • Expertise in metabolic pathway profiling such as analyzing extracellular and intracellular flux distributions.
  • Expertise in fermentation as well as omics data analysis, and comfortable to combine fermentation results with metabolism to provide context-rich biological data interpretation.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to clearly and concisely convey objectives and results to a diverse audience including computational biologists, fermentation engineers, microbiologists, molecular biologists, and enzymologists.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced yet intellectually stimulating environment, creativity, independent thinking, analytical excellence, and passionDesirable Competencies and SkillsCandidates who can demonstrate previous high performance developing industrial fermentation processes are desired.
  • Expertise in isotope-based metabolic flux analysis with expert-level knowledge of modelling fundamentals of 13 C-labeling systems as well as relevant analytical data processing, e.g., mass spectrometry.
  • Basic understanding in chemical/biochemical engineering modeling for microbial cultures.
  • Strong data analysis and visualizations skills, attention to detail, and competent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Spotfire, etc.)
  • Work Environment/ Physical DemandsThe work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Genomatica is committed to providing exciting career opportunities in an environment that values trust, respect, openness, teamwork, creativity, enthusiasm, and diligence.
  • We strive to create a culture that enables and encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to work.
  • We are committed to be a company where everyone feels they have equal opportunity to reach their potential.
  • Everyone is accepted and appreciated for who they are and what they bring to Genomatica.
  • We are looking for innovative, highly motivated, and collaborative people who enjoy the challenges and rewards of a company devoted to commercializing cutting-edge sustainable technology.
  • Check us out on our LinkedIn Life page.
  • Genomatica is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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