Scientist/Associate Scientist (Molecular Biology)

Job Description

Theranos is actively building a world-class team. Ideal candidates are currently employed or have been employed in similar types of positions and want to be part of a paradigm-shifting company doing innovative work. Candidates must be hard-working with an unfaltering determination to excel in an intense start-up environment and a desire to gain tremendous personal and career growth.


Develop daily work plans

Perform and document experimental work

Analyze data and report results


BS/MS with 2+ years of related experience (for Associate Scientist) or PhD/ 5+ yrs of industry experience (for Scientist) in molecular biology, biochemistry or related discipline

Strong foundation in experimental design and solid laboratory skills

Expertise in standard molecular biology techniques including PCR, RT-PCR, qRT-PCR, HPLC and gel purification of nucleic acids

Experience with different methods of cloning such as TA/TOPO, restriction digestion, ligation independent cloning, gateway cloning

Some experience with automation

Analytical methods for binding analysis such as gel shifts, ELISA, dot blots

Knowledge of protein expression and purification in bacteria

Experience with combinatorial library design

Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Good problem solving skills

Ability to plan, prioritize and execute experiments efficiently and timely

Flexible and cooperative spirit with strong commitment to team efforts



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