Sr. Research Microbiologist in Garland, TX at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a Sr. Research Microbiologists for a global food organization in the greater Dallas Area. 

The perfect candidate would have strong molecular biology experience with a positive and team oriented attitude.

JOB DUTIES of the Sr. Research Microbiology role:

  • Responsible for conducting conventional and molecular microbiology research in the area of fermented dairy products.
  • Assist with starter cultures selection and application in existing and new products.
  • Daily interaction with the R&D and other teams in the plant is expected.
  • Design and execute experiments based on project objectives and company goals.
  • Develop new and adapt existing methodologies.
  • Coordinate and manage benchtop, pilot, and large scale experiments and make recommendations for future work.
  • Lead, assist and work directly with plant processing and production for large scale trials.
  • Maintain technical documentation.
  • Share expertise within the R&D team and other departments.
  • Work with suppliers to customize ingredients for product development.

REQUIREMENTS of the Sr. Research Microbiologist role:

  • M.S. degree with 3+ years of experience in a relevant research setting
  • Ph.D. degree in microbiology preferred
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience in molecular microbiology is a must
  • Experience with genetics of lactic acid bacteria and/or bacteriophage is highly \
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis

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