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Microbiology Research Associate

Michael Page
Natick, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Genetics, Biology
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Employment Type
Full time
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The Microbiology Research Associate will join the R&D team working closely with an interdisciplinary team to develop and implement microbiology and molecular biology techniques and concepts.

Client Details

Our client is a leader in the ag tech field, focused on improving crop yield and minimizing enviornmental impact.

  • Perform qualitative and quantitative microbiology assays and utilize molecular biology techniques for product development studies involving agricultural biologicals.
  • Perform microbiology and molecular experimental lab work and data analysis to characterize microorganisms that improve crop growth and aid their identification by molecular methods
  • In vitro characterization of microbial properties, such activity and mechanism of action as well as exploring their genetics and genomics

  • B.S. or M.S. in Microbiology/Molecular Biology or related sciences plus 2-5 years of academic or industry experience
  • Highly skilled and demonstrable success in designing, implementing and analyzing fundamental molecular biology experiments including nucleic acid extraction and quantitation, gel electrophoresis, PCR, and qPCR
  • Strong interest in working at the bench
  • Expertise in microscopy
  • Experienced with Bacterial culture and aseptic technique
  • Organizing and conducting experiments with meticulous record keeping
  • Ability to work independently in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Interest in sustainable agriculture, environment and soil microbiology

Job Offer
  • Competitive base salary and compensation package
  • Exciting opportunity to drive R&D at innovative agriculture tech start up
  • Join passionate company focused on improving environmental impact
  • Work with top agricultural professionals to develop a top product
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