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Job: Fermentation Research Scientist/Associate, BioResource International, Inc., DURHAM, NC

General Information


Job title:
Fermentation Research Scientist/Associate
Job location:
DURHAM, NC  27703 United States
Requisition code:
4222 EMPEROR BLVD, Suite
Date posted:
10/04/2021
Compensation:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


Position Title: Fermentation Research Scientist/Associate
Type: Full-time
Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
BRI is currently seeking a research associate to support projects related to product development in the animal nutrition area. The major task is to optimize the current fermentation procedures, perform downstream processing and maintain a pilot fermentation plant. We expect the candidate to have a strong background in fermentation, with experience covering both bacterial and fungal fermentation. The candidate should also have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop solutions to challenging problems.
Responsibilities & Principal Activities:
• Independently design experiments and troubleshoot as needed.
• Routinely apply fermentation skills to support enzyme product development and commercial application support.
• Communicate results of experiments with colleagues in written technical reports and oral presentations.
• Assist with regularly assigned laboratory maintenance duties.
• Support enzymatic studies with external partners for regulatory and sales purposes.
• Work as part of a scientific team to implement experimental plans.
Job Requirements
• Ph.D. or master’s degree in microbiology, biotechnology or related fields.
• Highly skilled in fermentation, with experience in developing and optimizing fermentation procedures.
• Pilot to large-scale fermentation skills required.
• Familiar with downstream processes such as filtration, centrifugation, and spray drying.
• Knowledge in maintaining and fixing fermentation-related instruments.
• Knowledge and experience in statistical design and analysis of experiments.
• Must be able to clearly and effectively present scientific data and concepts to colleagues and teams.
• Demonstrated ability to work in coordination with senior scientific staff and follow detailed instructions is required.

Job Requirements


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