July 1, 2014
88 Silva Lane Tech 4 Suite 250 Middletown, RI 02842 Tel. 401-619-4997 Fax 401-619-5093
Job Title: Biologist III
Reporting Relationship: The position will report directly to the Director of Biology.
Location: Darling Center Walpole, Maine
Salary: Full time with benefits (salary dependent on experience)
The Biology III position will participate in, and as appropriate, oversee specific scientific, production, and quality control activities associated with health and maintenance of primary micro algal cultures. This position will maintain important primary algal cultures of interest and execute scientific activities related to the optimization of targeted algal strains.
Growth and maintenance of select algal strains at the Maine facility.
Data management and interpretation related to algal cultures at the Maine facility.
Work closely with the Director of Biology-Maine.
Meet reasonable deadlines and schedules as specified by the Director of Biology-Maine
Record and communicate all relevant activities on site
Organize and complete multiple tasks on a daily basis
Help to oversee the development and execution of scientific activities
Maintain laboratory equipment and components
Maintain QA/QC standards for algal cultures
Assist in executing experiments in conjunction with BioProcess Algae’s R&D team
Insure all applied scientific agendas are accurately and precisely carried out in a timely manner
Work to enhance and develop biological and operational protocols for production activities
Provide scientific support for reports
Draft site reports and updates on a scheduled basis
Maintain a safe work environment
Available for occasional weekend/holiday duty as part of a rotating shared responsibility with the other staff
Skills of Interest:
Experience and knowledge of microalgal culturing techniques-commercial and/or academic scenarios
Experience with microbiological techniques and processes
Working knowledge of chemistry/biochemistry as it applies to live culture scenarios
Experience with algal fermentation/heterotrophic scenarios
Significant experience with data interpretation and manipulation