Website Benson Hill Biosystems
Benson Hill empowers innovators with a revolutionary crop design
Benson Hill Biosystems – Creve Coeur, MO
Benson Hill Biosystems empowers innovators to unlock the global genetic potential of plants benefiting people and our planet. We are building the future of agricultural genomics and looking for talented and passionate individuals who will help us drive our vision. Our core values will inspire you to be bold, innovate through collaboration, work hard and smart, and have fun while doing so!
We are actively seeking a Research Associate to join our Molecular Biology team!
You’ll make an impact by:
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Performing vector design and construction of cutting-edge genome editing reagents
Generating quality certified plasmids for use in multiple crop transformation pipelines
Creatively troubleshooting cloning methods to meet fast paced deadlines
You’re good at:
Troubleshooting and problem solving
Working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
Restriction enzyme based cloning methods
Alternative cloning methods; such as Gibson Assembly and Hot Fusion
Maintaining detailed and organized records
Multitasking and taking initiative on new projects
BS or MS in molecular biology, plant biology or related discipline
3-5 years hands-on experience in a molecular biology setting
Strong technical knowledge of cloning, primer design, and sanger sequencing
Previous experience with genome editing reagents like CRISPR-Cas9 and CRISPR-Cpf1
Previous experience with agrobacterium transformation
Experience in an industrial agriculture biotechnology setting
A flexible PTO program with a focus on work/life balance
Competitive medical benefits and retirement savings plan
FREE Dental Coverage
PAID parental leave
To apply for this job please visit bensonhillbio.com.