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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Protein Expression & Modification Division

Company: New England Biolabs
Location: Ipswich
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated researcher to join the Protein Expression and Modification Division at New England Biolabs as a postdoctoral fellow. The successful candidate will primarily focus on discovery, engineering and characterization of protein-modifying enzymes and enzymes for glycobiology research.Primary responsibilities:

  • Establish and optimize a microdroplet enzyme screening workflow which is compatible with in vitro protein synthesis reactions and cell-based metagenomic library screening.
  • Develop assays suitable for microdroplet screening and metagenomic library screening.
  • Utilize the microdroplet screening system to discover/engineer enzymes with the primary focus on protein-modifying enzymes or glycoenzymes.
  • Characterize the discovered/engineered enzymes and apply them in proteomics or other analytical workflows.
  • Effectively communicate the discoveries to the scientific community through presentations and peer-reviewed publications.Required Qualifications and Experience:
    • PhD in Biochemistry, molecular biology, Chemistry or related field.
    • Advanced skill level in molecular biology and protein biochemistry techniques.
    • Strong multitasking ability.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A strong work ethic with an emphasis on both efficiency and quality of work.
    • Proven ability to work independently and in collaborative team environments.Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
      • Experience with microdroplet screening or metagenomic library screening.
      • Experience with FACS Flow Cytometry is a plus.
      • Experience with protein evolution.
      • Knowledge with bioinformatics or protein structure is also a plus.This position offers exciting opportunities for research training in an industrial setting, collaboration with academic institutions, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participation in meetings and conferences.NEB currently requires all employees located in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must be fully vaccinated prior to the first date of employment. NEB will consider requests for reasonable accommodations, as required by applicable law.EEO StatementNew England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are availablehere. Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here.New England Biolabs is a participating employer in the Employment Verification(E-Verify)program.OFCCP's pay transparency policy can be found on OFCCP's website atwww.dol.gov/ofccpIf you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email tohr@neb.comor call 978-927-5054 to let us know the nature of your request.

Keywords: New England Biolabs, Lynn , Postdoctoral Fellowship, Protein Expression & Modification Division, Other , Ipswich, Massachusetts

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