Vacancy: Junior Research Associate Fermentation (closed)

For the expansion of the Fermentation team, Those Vegan Cowboys is looking for a Junior Research Associate, who will focus on microbial fermentation process development and optimization to produce recombinant proteins. We are specifically looking for an energetic, creative, and highly self-motivated individual that enjoys challenges in fermentation development. He/she will interact closely with the other disciplines in the group (e.g. Molecular Biology and Downstream Processing).

 

Job description:

· Conduct fermentation research using shake flasks and bioreactors to improve overall yield of several recombinant proteins of various yeast and fungal systems (in divers bioreactor systems: Sartorius Bplus, and C-DCU, DASGIP and Infors).

· Perform product recovery experiments using various unit operations.

· Sample collection and analysis: Biomass determination and protein analysis using SDS-PAGE, Western blot and Bradford assay.

· Communicate through team meeting presentations and written reports.

· Maintain lab equipment and bioreactors.

· Maintain Electronic lab notebooks, write reports and SOPs.

 

Your profile:

· Master degree, or Bachelor with relevant working experience in Life Sciences.

· Experience with microbial fermentation; experience with fungal expression systems is a plus.

· Hands-on experience with lab scale fermenter systems (DASGIP, Sartorius Bplus, Sartorius C-DCU fermenters).

· Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in team environment, multitask and ensure flexibility in a dynamic environment.

· Good practical and experimental skills.

· Communication and organizational skills (interpretation and documentation of data, report writing, planning).

 

We offer an interesting job in a dynamic and pleasant work environment in a field with a lot of future. Are you our new Junior Research Associate Fermentation?

Please drop us a note at postoffice@thosevegancowboys.com (in English).

If you have any questions about these vacancies, please contact Belinda Hunziker by mail or phone + 32 (0)9 261 77 00.

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