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Research Associate, Artificial Evolution - United States  

NovoZymes (company)


Posted on : 03 June 2017

Project Description

A brighter future
We work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and help create a better world for those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of R&D, you will create and develop the biological answers that will pave the way for a brighter future.

Research Associate, Artificial Evolution 
  • Our company  is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join the Artificial Evolution Group. 
  • The researcher will perform experiments to identify effective enzymes or improve enzymes for industrial applications.  
  • This person will be responsible for cloning and expressing candidate genes in microbial hosts.
  •  This person will also generate variant libraries and be involved in high throughput process to identify improved enzyme variants. 

In this position, you need to have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years research experience with recombinant DNA techniques
  • 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 working with filamentous fungi preferred but not required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a team environment

About Us:
  • Our company 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 bio-innovation 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.