Scientist/Senior Scientist, Assay Development, RTP, NC

Pioneer a brighter future
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 Agriculture & Bioenergy, you will work across the agricultural value chain to provide biological solutions that help feed and fuel a growing world.

Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Soil Ecologist/Soil Microbiologist, RTP
If you want a career that lets you combine scientific excellence with creativity and commercial value, you could be our new colleague in BioAg Assay Development based in RTP. Working with a team of talented and motivated scientists, your role will be to use your scientific background to develop new and improved assays and screenings which will eventually lead to microbial products as sustainable agriculture. Alongside an in-depth understanding of the scientific principles of soil ecology/microbiology and biochemistry in an agricultural setting, you are able to see the details in the bigger picture and turn good ideas into great solutions. For a motivated individual looking for a scientific career, this is a fantastic opportunity to realize your personal and professional potential in an international environment.

In this position you need to:
  • Have Ph.D. with 0 years’ experience (5 years’ experience for Sr. Scientist) or Master’s and 5 years’ experience (8 years’ experience for Sr. Scientist) on plant-microbe interactions and nutrient cycling.
  • Experience with assay development recommended.
  • Industry experience with applied microbiology such as agriculturally relevant microorganisms is a plus.
  • Knowledge in biochemistry and plant physiology is also desirable.
  • Have strong innovation, analytical thinking, and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Be a proven team player with outstanding communication (both written/oral) and networking skills
  • Ability to lead a research team, design project experiments and overall direction, and to communicate results and challenges to key stakeholders
  • Have the ability to work in the U.S. now or in the future without sponsorship
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

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 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. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

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: October 23, 2016
Ref 3152BR
City Research Triangle Park, NC
Country USA
Job Area Research and Development
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