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BS/MS Molecular Biologist

PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Job Description:


The Molecular Biologist is responsible for performing scientific experiments that contribute to research and drug discovery activities at PTC. This position assists in the conduct of early stage research, the goal of which is applying new state-of-the-art technologies to research projects as well as the advancement of research programs. The Molecular Biologist is also responsible for communicating experimental results to his/her supervisor and the project team.

The Molecular Biologist supports adherence to all regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) including as appropriate.


Primary duties/responsibilities:

  • Executes experiments as directed by the supervisor in a timely fashion and communicates results as part of multi-disciplinary team(s).
  • Effectively trouble shoots experiments to allow for appropriate interpretation and generation of high-quality data.
  • Maintains detailed, up to date, and witnessed laboratory notebooks.
  • Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and techniques and may contribute to the identification of new project areas or technologies.
  • Complies with all safety requirements.
  • Contributes to general lab operations such as:
    • Equipment maintenance.
    • Identification of capital equipment needs
    • Maintenance of clean and uncluttered work areas


* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.

  • Masters degree in Biology or a related discipline and a minimum of 1 years of experience OR a Bachelors degree in Biology or a related discipline and a minimum of 2 years of experience.

* Special knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required.

  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, DNA and RNA transfection, DNA and RNA purification and quantification, PCR, qRT-PCR
  • Hands-on experience with molecular cloning, western blot, ELISA/MSD
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Prism.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a face-paced, multi-disciplinary team environment.

*Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred.

  • Knowledge of CRISPR highly preferred.

*Physical requirements (only note if the job requires physical capacity beyond general office work)

Office/Laboratory based position

EEO Statement:

PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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