Research Associate, Biofuels Platform Development, NC - United States
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will help find the biological answers and build the new business that can pave the way for a brighter future.
Research Associate, Biofuels Platform Development, Greater Raleigh Area, NC
We are seeking an energetic Research Associate to join our Biofuels Research and Development organization to develop biologically-based applications for BioEnergy. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire for generating innovative scientific/technical solutions to problems of commercial importance in the area of biofuels production. Solving biofuels challenges could call on the researcher’s expertise in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and microbiology and may include: participating in projects with Novozymes scientists from around the globe, interfacing with our Technical Services team to get a better understanding of the problems faced by our customers, keeping abreast of relevant literature in biofuels and introducing new equipment, instruments and analytical techniques to the group, and developing and performing enzymatic and microbial assays independently.
In this position you will need:
- BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology, Food Science, Animal Nutrition or a related discipline. Industrial experiences in biological application research would be preferred.
- Strong background in microbial physiology, enzymology, biochemistry and analytics.
- Hands-on experience in fermentations and enzyme assays.
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 Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com
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: August 28, 2017