Research Associate – Protein Expression Technology

Davis, CA
Aug 19, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Pioneer a brighter future

At Novozymes we strive to find biological solutions for a changing world, working in close partnership with our customers and a global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Novozymes you will help find the biological answers and build the new businesses that can pave the way for a brighter future.

Research Associate – Protein Expression Technology

We are seeking an ambitious research associate to join our Protein Expression Technology research department in Davis, CA. In this role, you will engineer microbes for production of enzymes, proteins and whole microbial products. To help build the next generation of biological solutions, you’ll work across departments within the Davis site as well as communicate with colleagues at sites across the globe.

Qualifications and experience

A B.S. or advanced degree in molecular biology, microbiology, biotechnology or a related scientific field Experience in applying the tools of biotechnology to engineer microbes Experience in engineering filamentous fungi and yeasts is preferred. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team composed of molecular biologists, bioinformaticians, data analysts, metabolic engineers, protein chemists and fermentation scientists Experience with statistical data analysis and DOE, as implemented in JMP, R or other statistical analysis software is desirable Digital fluency, including experience with MS Office, statistical analysis and DOE is desirable Experience in automation or miniaturization of molecular biology tasks is desirable Strong problem-solving and communication skills Previous industrial experience is valued but not required

About Novozymes

Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Better Business with Biology.

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Application deadline: September 4, 2020, but send your application already today, as we continuously screen incoming applications.