Bioenergy

Novozymes is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join the Biofuels Yeast Strain Engineering Group. The researcher will be responsible generating yeast strains for biofuels applications. The candidate will support the development of techniques to improve strain building and screening processes including automation of high throughput processes.

In this position, you need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or related discipline, with a minimum of 2 years of research experience with recombinant DNA techniques (Applicants with a Master’s Degree and 1 year of related experience will also be considered)
Fundamental molecular biology and biochemistry knowledge
Basic knowledge of molecular cloning techniques such as DNA & RNA isolation, PCR, microbial transformations, gel electrophoresis or recombinant protein expression
Experience culturing microorganisms and aseptic technique
Experience working with yeast is preferred
Experience in high throughput screening and data analysis is preferred
Experience with Python, SQL or similar programming languages is preferred
Experience in using standard genomics/molecular biology databases and software tools is preferred
Mainstream computer skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) are essential
Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skill
Attention to detail and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

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