Scientist II | BioNJ Talent Services

Scientist II

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Human Resources
Organization Name: 
Advaxis
Position Location: 
305 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540
Email to Apply: 
hr@advaxis.com
Company Profile: 

Advaxis was founded on the vision that no one should suffer from the burdens of cancer. Our goal is to develop cancer immunotherapies that teach the body to recognize tumors as a threat and do so in a way that minimizes side effects associated with traditional chemotherapy and radiation.

Job Description:

Candidate will be responsible for the for execution, interpretation, and trouble-shooting of molecular biology and microbiology-based laboratory work and experiments in support of advancing our Listeria based immunotherapies. Candidate should be prepared to follow established protocols, identify and incorporate improved methods, analyze data, and keep meticulous notes.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
- Perform molecular biology and microbiology-based experiments, and routine laboratory work to support the advancement of our Listeria based immunotherapies. Maintain proper research records as well as data entry/compilation.
- Reagent preparation, identifying and ordering proper supplies.

Qualifications: 

EXPERIENCE:
- 5+ years experience in a molecular biology or microbiology laboratory setting
- Expertise with molecular biology laboratory, gene editing, and cloning techniques
- Experience executing established protocols and applying fundamental knowledge of molecular and micro-biology principles for troubleshooting
- Ability to work independently as well as coordinate effectively within a team environment
- Competency with routine laboratory techniques and principles, including biosafety requirements, PCR, gel electrophoresis, autoclave operation etc.
- Experience working with bacterial culture, DNA and proteins
- Working knowledge of common computational tools for routine molecular biology data analysis and manipulation, including DNA/protein sequence analysis and alignment, vector design, and primer design

EDUCATION:
- Minimum BS in molecular biology or related field.
- Preferred MS in molecular biology or related field.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Flexible work schedule to coordinate with ongoing projects and current company needs, including occasional evening and weekend hours.

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Research and Development
Number of Openings: 
1
Paid: 
Yes