In addition to our currently open positions, we are always accepting resumes for potential team members who have a unique skill set to work successfully in our multidisciplinary team. Please send your resume and a brief desciption of why you think the Arzeda team is the right fit for you to jobs AT arzeda.com.

Scientist, Computational Protein Design

Job Title

Scientist – Computational Protein Design

Job Description

Arzeda is seeking an expert in computational protein design. The successful candidate will help plan and lead the design of key enzyme targets for both our internal product portfolio as well as our industrial collaborations. The candidate’s responsibilities will be:

  • understanding and critically reviewing existing enzymology, biochemical and structural data
  • analyzing and developing mechanistic models of enzyme active sites
  • performing the computational design of enzymes and proteins
  • participating in the development of novel design methodologies including automation and scale-up of Arzeda’s protein design platform

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in biochemistry, chemistry, structural biology, computational biology, or related field. Excellent proficiency with molecular modeling and design packages, such as Rosetta, and visible track record in computational protein design are required. Proven experience in enzymology is highly desirable. Experience with computer programming or scripting (C/C++, Python) is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be willing to work in a small, driven environment, be able to work autonomously and possess strong interpersonal skills. Ability and willingness to work in a team is absolutely necessary.  Finally, Arzeda seeks and greatly values a strong desire to learn, innovate and be continuously challenged.

Contact

For further information or to apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@arzeda.com.

Arzeda Corp. (www.arzeda.com) is an equal opportunity employer promoting diversity and inclusion in the workspace.

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Associate Scientist, Strain Engineering

Job Title           

Associate Scientist, Strain Engineering

Job Description

Arzeda is seeking an associate scientist to join the strain engineering group.  Arzeda is a dynamic biotech start-up at the forefront of the synthetic biology revolution. Leveraging our core expertise in computational protein design, high-throughput screening and metabolic engineering, we design novel proteins and metabolic pathways enabling market production of bio-solutions that are sustainable, performance enhancing and create economic values for our customers and partners. A “deep tech” company, we are passionate about our work and our vision to use big compute to better engineer biology for industrial applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a variety of microorganisms (bacteria, yeast, and fungi)
  • Design gene cassettes and metabolic pathways
  • Analyze engineered organisms in microtiter and shake flask
  • May help with setting up and running fermentors

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences with 5+ years of experience in industry
  • Experience with several different microorganisms
  • Experience building metabolic pathways
  • Experience optimizing metabolic pathways

 

The successful candidate must be able to work in fast paced environment, able to organize their work schedule for multiple projects, and be able to work independently as well as in a team setting. Finally, Arzeda seeks and greatly values a strong desire to learn, innovate and be continuously challenged.

Contact

For further information about this position and to apply please send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@arzeda.com.

Arzeda Corp. (www.arzeda.com) is an equal opportunity employer promoting diversity and inclusion in the workspace.

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Associate Scientist

Seattle, WA

Job Description
Arzeda is seeking a detail-oriented and dedicated Associate Scientist who likes to work in a small and multi-disciplinary / multi-cultural team environment. Arzeda is a dynamic biotech start-up at the forefront of the synthetic biology revolution. Leveraging our core expertise in computational protein design, high-throughput screening and metabolic engineering, we design novel proteins and metabolic pathways to bring to market products that are sustainable, performance improving and create economic values for our customers and partners. We are passionate about our work and our vision to engineer biology for industrial applications.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining lab supplies, media and reagents
  • Expression of enzymes in microbial systems (E. coli, B. subtilis and S. cerevisiae)
  • High throughput purification of enzymes for functional characterization
  • Performing functional in vitro assays on enzymes and on in vivo enzymatic pathways (including subsequent data analysis and technical report preparation)
  • Fermentation of synthetic pathways in microbial systems (primarily E. coli, B. subtilis, S. cerevisiae)

Qualifications

  • M.S./ B.S. in biological sciences with a minimum 2+ years of experience in an industrial setting.
  • Prior research experience in recombinant protein expression in microbial systems, protein purification and quantification, and protein characterization (SDS-PAGE, western blot) is required.
  • Knowledge in current molecular biology and fermentation techniques (bioreactors) is a plus.
  • Candidates with experience in biocatalysis and enzyme assay development are preferred.
  • Careful attention to detail, the ability to work independently, as well as in a team-oriented environment, excellent organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills are essential. Additionally, the candidate is expected to contribute freely to the team research environment in a manner conducive to the success of the research projects.
  • Arzeda seeks and greatly values a strong desire to learn, innovate and be continuously challenged.
  • Must be able to work legally in the U.S.

Contact
For further information about this position and to apply please send your CV and a cover letter to (jobs AT arzeda.com).

Arzeda Corp. is an equal opportunity employer promoting diversity and inclusion in the workspace.

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