R&D Scientist: Proteovista LLC is seeking a creative and self-motivated benchwork Scientist to develop innovative methodologies and novel detection reagents using high throughput microarray-based and solution-based technologies. Qualifications we seek: (1) BS (with 5+ years of work experience), MS (with 3+ years of work experiences), or PhD degree (with 1-2 years work experience, industry preferred) in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or similar; (2) Must be able to work independently and plan well-controlled experiments on highly inventive protocols with enthusiasm and the highest integrity for science; (3) Hands-on experience with cloning, baculovirus expression system, cell culture, cell counting, microscopy, protein purification, western blotting, gel electrophoresis, fluorescence polarization, molecular biology, in vitro transcription-translation, and DNA/RNA arrays. Knowledge of transcription factor - DNA interactions, immune receptor biology, viral proteins, and aptamers is a plus; (4) Ability to work with human cells, biospecimens, and Biosafety Level 1 and 2 organisms; (5) Candidates with an inventive mind, a strong publication record, and a track record with SBIR grants will be most highly considered; (6) Candidates for consideration must be able to integrate into and communicate well with our existing team of Scientists, Collaborators, and Founders, possess excellent writing and documentation skills, and be able to work on a deadline. New PhDs for an Industrial PostDoc will be considered as well.
Research Scientist (part-time): Proteovista LLC is seeking a creative and self-motivated benchwork R&D Scientist (part-time) to contribute to innovative contract-based research to eradicate the causative agent of nail fungus using energy-based methodologies. Excellent short term research opportunity of 10-20 hours per week for a dedicated undergraduate student (Pre-Med, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Bacteriology, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering) or medical student (Dermatology/Pathology/Medicine). On one day each work week, the candidate must be available for a block of 6-8 hours to run experiments. This is a 6-month project, with the possibility to continue at Proteovista on additional projects. Qualifications we seek: (1) BS degree (achieved or Sophomore/Junior/Senior in progress) in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or comparable; (2) Able to work independently on a schedule and plan well-controlled experiments on highly inventive protocols with enthusiasm and the highest integrity for science; (3) Hands-on experience with cell culture, cell counting, fungal growth, preparing media, microscopy, tissue dissection, and molecular biology (4) Ability to use fine motor skills to place small probes in human tissue/biospecimens and plates and to work with a Biosafety Level 2 agent; (5) Computer expertise with PowerPoint, Excel, ImageJ, and data analysis is a plus; (6) Candidates for consideration must be able to integrate into and communicate well with our existing team of Scientists, Founders, and Collaborators and possess excellent skills in writing and documentation.
Proteovista is pleased to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package for full-time positions that includes health/dental benefits, paid time off, eight paid company holidays, reimbursement of a professional scientific membership, and opportunities to attend a scientific conference per year. Our employees are key to driving technology forward, and we believe in offering opportunities for advancement and work-life balance with options for a flexible schedule. Proteovista LLC is an equal opportunity employer located in the University Research Park, just a short drive from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Please send CV/resume and cover letter in pdf format to: mozers at proteovista.com