• Scientist II - Protein Expression and Purification Cape Town
  • Roche in Cape Town, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Roche fosters diversity, equity and inclusion, representing the communities we serve. When dealing with healthcare on a global scale, diversity is an essential ingredient to success. We believe that inclusion is key to understanding people’s varied healthcare needs. Together, we embrace individuality and share a passion for exceptional care. Join Roche, where every voice matters.

The Position

We are looking to appoint a full-time Scientist level II on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will report to the Reagent Research and Design (RRD) Team Leader for the Enzyme Engineering group and will work within a team of scientists to conceptualize and develop applications of enzymes within the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) market.

The opportunity
• Carry out high-level and early-stage proof-of-concept research to explore and validate new product ideas
• Contribute to a multidisciplinary team that is dedicated to developing innovative, world-class products for the NGS market
•... Conduct regular project progress reviews to communicate key findings, conclusions and implications to the project team
• Keep detailed records of all experiments and project-related information
• Keep abreast of advances in peer reviewed publications and the marketplace

Who you are

• Required Qualification and Education: BSc (Hons) in a relevant study field (e.g. Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biotechnology)

• 1 or more years experience in enzyme improvement for application in sequencing sample preparation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• In-depth knowledge and practical experience of a broad range of molecular biology techniques
• Strong analytical, multitasking and problem solving skills
• Well-developed communication skills and ability to articulate findings
• Familiarity with major commercial NGS technologies, platforms and applications
• Practical experience with enzyme expression, -purification as well as purity determination

Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Cape Town South Africa


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