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SACCO IS LOOKING FOR A LABORATORY TECHNICIAN, MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY (MATERNITY LEAVE REPLACEMENT)

Sacco System is an international leader within probiotics and lactic acid bacterial starter cultures for food.

We are looking for a laboratory technician in the Milan-Como area in Northern Italy. The work will be in the city of Cadorago and is a 12-month maternity leave replacement.
He/she will be part of the Strain Optimization group within the Molecular Microbiology department.
The work in our laboratory is highly dynamic and versatile. It includes both molecular microbiology and flask fermentations. The latter includes for example testing of new strains and growth conditions before going to our Pilot Plant.

Your primary responsibility:

Optimize strains of various species by molecular microbiology
Set up and run small scale fermentations
Assays of various types to assess improvements
Work closely with research scientists to plan the experiments

Your background:

A BSc or MSc within molecular microbiology, biotechnology, or related fields
Practical experience with molecular biology technique
Must have previous lab experience of minimum 1-2 years (after studies) within molecular microbiology and general microbiology, ideally for microorganisms such as bacteria, yeast, and mould. It would be a plus with some fermentation experience, just at “flask scale” in the lab.

Please apply directly on the home page.
Please note that only CVs written in English and with a detailed cover letter for your motivation and fit for this position will be considered.

For further information, please contact Martin Pedersen, R&D Director, by e-mail: cvmp@saccosrl.it

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Open positions - SACCO IS LOOKING FOR A LABORATORY TECHNICIAN, MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY (MATERNITY LEAVE REPLACEMENT) Sacco System is an international leader within probiotics and lactic acid bacterial starter cultures for food. We are looking for a laboratory technician in the Milan-Como area in Northern Italy. The work will be in the city of Cadorago and is a 12-month maternity leave replacement. He/she will be part of the Strain Optimization group within the Molecular Microbiology department. The work in our laboratory is highly dynamic and versatile. It includes both molecular microbiology and flask fermentations. The latter includes for example testing of new strains and growth conditions before going to our Pilot Plant. Your primary responsibility: Optimize strains of various species by molecular microbiology Set up and run small scale fermentations Assays of various types to assess improvements Work closely with research scientists to plan the experiments Your background: A BSc