Title: Scientist I, Protein Biochemistry

Fornia BioSolutions Inc. is an innovative biotechnology company, specializing in the development of superior quality microbial products for the agricultural, aquaculture, food processing, feed, household/personal care, environmental, and biopharmaceutical markets.

 

We are looking for a highly motivated Protein Biochemistry Scientist I willing to work in a collaborative team environment. The primary responsibility for this role is to lead the discovery and development of novel proteins for the bio-industrial and biopharmaceutical industries.

 

Title: Scientist I, Protein Biochemistry

Location: Hayward, CA

Openings: 1

 

Responsibility includes:

  • Direct and execute the discovery, research and development of proteins such as enzymes and therapeutic proteins for industrial applications.
  • Guide the design, development and execution of new biochemical assays in HTP format or larger scales to evaluate the performance of proteins at relevant conditions.
  • Provide direction to research assistants and members of the project teams in the initiation and execution of protein improvement projects.
  • Analyze data and present research progress at internal project meetings, external client meetings, and conferences.
  • Play a key role in providing technical expertise and advice in strengthening company’s diverse platforms and collaborative projects.
  • Provide technical documentation, analyzed data, reports, presentations and protocols.

 

Job Requirements:

  • D degree with 0-2 years of academic or industry experience in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or related field.
  • Evidence of productive, creative contributions in science, demonstrated by a strong publication record.
  • Extensive experience in protein directed evolution, protein engineering, and enzymology.
    • A proven track record in protein characterization, analytical biochemistry and assay development.
    • Technically proficient in prokaryotic and eukaryotic expression systems.
    • Experience in microbial strain development is a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to approach solutions by systematic troubleshooting, creative/critical thinking, high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
    • Excellent management, communication (oral and written) and multitasking skills.
    • Goal-oriented, organized, motivated and independent leader with a strong determination to a fast-paced dynamic and team-oriented research and development environment.

 

We offer employees a great compensation package. The package includes highly competitive salary and bonus program, comprehensive medical plans (health, vision, and dental insurance), life and AD&D insurance, and short and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, paid time off and corporate holidays.

 

EOE

No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume or CV to contact@forniabiosolutions.com.

Research Assistant, Biochemistry

Fornia BioSolutions Inc. is an innovative biotechnology company, specializing in the development of superior quality microbial products for the agricultural, aquaculture, food processing, feed, household/personal care, environmental, and biopharmaceutical markets.

 

We are looking for a highly motivated a Research Assistant willing to work in a collaborative team environment. This role will be primarily supporting the development and discovery of novel proteins for the bio-industrial and biopharmaceutical industries. The successful candidate will have the experience with biochemistry techniques and be able to work both individually and with a team.

 

Title: Research Assistant, Biochemistry

Location: Hayward, CA

Openings: 1

 

Responsibility includes:

  • Work effectively with multi-disciplinary group in setting up various microbial testing platforms at both small and large scale.
  • Optimize assay conditions effectively and efficiently to validate activity of microbial strains.
  • Efficient sample handling and accurate identification of superior variants is crucial. Candidate must be able to reproducibly perform assays and validated results in tiered setting.
  • Perform literature review and discuss better alternatives/ modifications to existing protocols.
  • Analyze data and present interpretations in team meetings.
  • Assist automation lead in trouble shooting analytical equipment.
  • Manage large data sets and communicate results to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Keep diligent records and write SOPs.

 

Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry or related field with 0-2 years of industry experience.
  • Experience in protein characterization, analytical biochemistry, and assay development in 96 well format.
  • Familiarity of expression systems including bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
  • Hands on experience on using HPLC, DNA and protein electrophoresis. Familiarity with liquid handling systems preferred.
  • Experience with data analysis using excel and statistics. Familiarity with DoE is an added advantage.
  • The candidate should have excellent time-management skills along with good lab notebook maintaining and data recording skills.
  • Detail oriented and meticulous.
  • Well suited to work in a team setting as well as independently.

 

We offer employees a great compensation package. The package includes highly competitive salary and bonus program, comprehensive medical plans (health, vision, and dental insurance), life and AD&D insurance, and short and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, paid time off and corporate holidays.

 

EOE

No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume or CV to contact@forniabiosolutions.com.

Lab Assistant

Location: Hayward, CA

Openings: 1

Job description

Fornia BioSolutions Inc. is an innovative biotechnology company, specializing in the development of superior quality microbial products for the agricultural, aquacultural, food processing, feed, household/personal care, environmental, and biopharmaceutical markets.

We are looking for a highly motivated Lab Assistant willing to work in a collaborative team environment. The primary responsibility for this role but not limited to is media and buffer preparations, agar plate preparations, HTP growth, lab supply inventory and various laboratory support functions.

Responsibility includes:

  • Assist automation lead to maintain smooth operation of high throughput platforms.
  • Preparations of different types of media, reagents, and buffer following SOPs.
  • Understand and meet the experimental needs of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively with scientists in setting up various microbial testing platforms, assay development and validation of microbial strains.
  • Analyze data and present interpretations in team meetings.
  • Assist automation lead in trouble shooting analytical equipment.
  • Manage large data sets and communicate results to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Keep diligent records and write SOPs.

Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Biochemistry, biology, chemistry or related field with 0-2 years of industry experience.
  • Experience with aseptic techniques, protein characterization, analytical biochemistry, and assay development.
  • Experience in preparing reagents, buffers, and different types of media for microbial growth.
  • Interest in learning to operate lab automation/analytical equipment’s.
  • Attention to detail, safety, and good lab practice.
  • The candidate should be independent, excellent time-management skills along with good lab notebook maintaining and data recording skills.
  • Goal-oriented, organized individual with a strong desire to a fast-paced dynamic research and development environment.

We offer employees a great compensation package. The package includes highly competitive salary and bonus program, comprehensive medical plans (health, vision, and dental insurance), life and AD&D insurance, and short and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, paid time off and corporate holidays.

EOE

No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.

Job Type: Full-time

We are looking for highly motivated people willing to work in in a fast-paced, highly rewarding, and scientifically stimulating environment. If you’re interested in a career with Fornia BioSolutions, please email your resume to contact@forniabiosolutions.com.