Xenesis, R&D Arm of Absolute Hiring For Research Associate/ Scientist (Strain) Role

Xenesis Hiring For Research Associate/ Scientist (Strain) Role

Xenesis Hiring For Research Associate/ Scientist (Strain) Role

Job Title: Research Associate/ Scientist (Strain)

Location: Gurgaon, India

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Id: BT/Xenesis/00102

Company Description

Absolute® is a frontier bioscience company leveraging billions of years of nature’s
evolutionary intelligence to reimagine what’s possible across Agriculture, BioMaterials and BioCare.

All these segments are powered by cutting-edge research in biology at Absolute’s R&D arm, Xenesis. Xenesis has developed its proprietary Nature Intelligence Platform (NIP), which is one of the largest collections of Microorganisms, Biomolecules and Enzymes in nature. Our Scientists partner with Nature and learn from its billions of years of evolutionary memories to create a better world- for people,for planet.

Job Description:

We are currently looking for experienced RAs/Scientists to work in the field of Yeast synthetic biology and Microbial Genetics. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with laboratory strains of Escherichia coli, fungi, yeast etc using aseptic technique
    for culturing, maintenance and transformation
  • Perform advance molecular biology techniques like recombinant cloning, assembling,
    genome editing and recombinant knockouts
  • Perform genome editing of micro-organisms for improved phenotype and heterologous
    production of recombinant molecules
  • Carry out fermentation studies for recombinant strains for yields and scale up studies
  • Design, implement, and characterize novel gene constructs
  • Metabolic engineering of recombinant strains and analyze flux

Educational & Professional Qualification:

  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, synthetic
    biology or related fields
  • 2+ years of postdoctoral experience in academic, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology
    industry settings working different recombinant platforms for production of novel
    molecules like flavors and fragrances
  • Experience in metabolic pathways engineering of Yeast and bacterial systems using
    advanced molecular biology tools
  • Experienced in working with metabolic pathways prediction tools
  • Strong grasp of fundamental molecular biology techniques is essential
  • Exposure to gene circuit design, cell engineering, strain development, is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to work with highly skilled teams in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial
    and technical environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical
    information in a clear and thorough manner
  • Confident, execution focused, team player, with an ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial
  • A desire to work in the impact space, with a passion to make the world a & better place

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to [email protected] with Job ID BT/Xenesis/00102 in the
subject line

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