Research Assistant (Fermentation) - Teesside

£25,000 - £29,999
Sep 18, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
James Horne is recruiting for a Fermentation Research Assistant to join an expanding innovation company who specialise in sustainable chemicals within a Fermentation and Biotechnology marketplace. This is a permanent role based in a brand new facility in Teesside. You will be responsible for contributing to the fermentation team to push the company forward in times of expansion and increasing activity. Having a strong background in microbial extraction, sample extraction, you will also perform analysis using a range of methods and instrumentation. Further responsibilities and duties will include: - Developing fermentation procedures and helping fermentation specialists to design and conduct experiments. - Analysing fermentation samples using microbiological and analytical techniques including HPLC, plating and cell counts. - Working with the team to develop new solutions and fermentation procedures. - Perform laboratory scale fermentation equipment maintenance and trouble shooting. In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience: - Educated to Degree level within Microbiology or Molecular Biology with a focus on analytics of Microbial Fermentations. - Hold at least 2 years' experience of fermentation ideally in an industry or academic background. - Have a broad analytical background and experience with biological sample extraction and analysis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company at a time of expansion. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained. CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria. If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference DH40122 in all correspondence