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Research Scientist

Mountain View, CA

Cellecta, a small, privately-owned Mountain View, CA based biotechnology company, is looking for a dynamic, energetic, experienced Ph.D.-level scientist to develop novel functional genomics technology, products, and services for life science researchers.

We are looking for someone to support our efforts in developing advanced tools and services for molecular biology laboratories working to understand the genes driving disease progression and identify genetic targets for therapeutic use. The company currently offers pooled libraries, services, and related products for CRISPR and RNAi genetic screening and cell barcoding, as well as, PCR/NGS-based assays for RNA expression analysis. We are seeking an individual with the background and experience to expand our tools and services portfolio in these and related areas.

Requirements:

  • Desire and interest to develop next-generation high-throughput technologies for system biology, functional genomics, drug target screening and validation, etc.
  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Virology, Molecular Biology, or similar discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years post-doc experience required and hands-on knowledge of mammalian cell culture, viral delivery vectors, PCR, gene editing, NGS, RNA-Seq analysis, flow cytometry, and related advanced cell and molecular biology technologies.
  • Bioinformatic experience analyzing genomic data and/or interpreting screening results is preferred.
  • Some background in commercial biotech and technology development strongly preferred.
  • Strong bioinformatics computer skills.
  • An ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications from principals only please. Cellecta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please submit resume to: hr@cellecta.com

 


Scientific Marketing / Technical Writer

Mountain View, CA

Cellecta, a small privately-owned Mountain View, CA based biotechnology company, is looking for a creative and detail-oriented life sciences technical writer to develop and coordinate marketing and technical content.

The company currently offers libraries, services, and related products for CRISPR/RNAi genetic screening and PCR/NGS-based RNA expression analysis. We are looking for an individual with the skills and background required to communicate the features and benefits of our products and technology to the research market, as well as provide more detailed procedural information for manuals and related technical documents. The person in this role will also be expected to help develop and support web pages, e-mail blast and content marketing materials (e.g. white papers, application notes, blog posts, infographics, etc.) and product manuals.

Requirements:

  • Organized and able to prioritize, based on deadlines, the delivery of well-written content that clearly and effectively communicates complex technology
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a life sciences company
  • Background in life sciences with a knowledge of molecular and cell biology, preferably with an advanced degree and lab experience
  • Hands-on knowledge of PCR, sequencing, cell culture, plasmid construction, and related molecular biology techniques is highly desired
  • Experience writing scientific articles, product marketing collateral and/or related pieces required. Please submit or link to a couple of examples when applying for the position.
  • Some working knowledge of digital media and website management tools would be a plus, as would an understanding of SEO/SEM, web/email promotion campaigns, and social media savvy.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications from principals only please. Cellecta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please submit resume to: hr@cellecta.com