Post-doctoral Scientist: Biochemistry / Molecular Microbiology

Posted 4 weeks ago

Location: Los Alamos, NM

Compensation: $70K – $80K+ plus bonus/incentives and benefits

About this opportunity:

Pebble Labs is dedicated to using science to improve human condition, by developing novel strategies to address real life problems in a sustainable and environmentally conscious manner. You have the opportunity to join a fast-paced multidisciplinary team dedicated to bioengineering unicellular organisms for the sustainable production of nutritional compounds for human and animal consumption.

Pebble Labs is located in the scientific hub of Los Alamos, New Mexico and draws upon the synergy of one of the top laboratories in the United States. Neighboring Santa Fé and Taos communities with its diverse cultural, artistic and music scene, together with outdoors activities including skiing, hiking and fishing in the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez ranges, offers a unique living and family friendly environment.

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Who you are:

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Microbiology or related field.
  • You understand complex problems and are not afraid to develop new approaches to solve them.
  • You communicate effectively and thrive in a collaborative environment.
  • You have strong expertise in bacterial molecular genetics, in vitro protein expression and metabolomics, with skills in PCR, molecular cloning and microbiology techniques.
  • Ability to work independently with tight deadlines in a multi-disciplinary team.


Ideal Qualifications:


  • Hands-on experience bacterial genome engineering.
  • Experience working with complex enzymatic pathways.
  • Hands-on experience with HPLC, LC-MS and sample preparation.



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