Lead Microbiologist - Agrochemical sector - South East region

Location England
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

Contact email: paul.mears@sciencesr.com
Job ref: PM-MICR001_1625053924
Published: 28 days ago
Startdate: asap

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Microbiologist to employ their technical expertise in a laboratory-based role with responsibilities for the project management of a new R&D stream of technologies towards agrochemical products. Based in the South East, the Lead Microbiologist role is ideal for a clinical microbiologist with an interest in applying this to new product development to solve global food production issues.

Your day to day duties as a Lead Microbiologist will be:

  • Working with non-pathogenic fungi and microbes
  • Liaison with lab and production staff to ensure reproducibility and regulatory compliance
  • Research into new revenue streams, i.e. biopesticide products
  • Development of the laboratory team and facilities to increase capabilities

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

  • A higher degree in a related biology field
  • A track record in cell culture and aseptic techniques in the laboratory
  • The ability to appreciate the commercial factors of a product-driven role

This client is already shortlisting for the role so I would like you to apply immediately with a CV (Word document format, 2 pages maximum) so as to not miss out on the opportunity.

Note my client is unable to sponsor visas for those without eligibility to work in the UK.