SCIENTIST WITHIN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

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SCIENTIST WITHIN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Sacco System is an international leader within probiotic cultures and lactic acid bacterial starter cultures for food. We are looking for a scientist to join the Molecular Microbiology department in the Milan-Como area in Northern Italy. The work will be in the city of Cadorago. 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 molecular biology, microbiology and screening trials using state of the art methods for metabolic engineering and robot screening. The final goal is normally to obtain better performing and safer strains. The most promising strains are then tested in Pilot Plant, wherefrom the best ones
Naturally, the profile of the candidate should reflect the above working environment, and the selected candidate should be a proactive team player with a positive attitude for daily challenges. Practical laboratory work and the generation of new ideas are both central.
Your primary responsibility

Optimize strains of various species by molecular microbiology, NGT or classical mutagenesis approaches.

Design, set up, and run specific screening assays to assess improvements of strains.

Work closely with other research scientists to plan the experiments and exchange of information, both inside and outside the department.

Your background

PhD within molecular microbiology, biotechnology, or a related field.

Practical experience with molecular biology techniques and microbiology, ideally with lactic acid bacteria.

Ideally, experience with screening techniques and data analysis.

Deadline and further information

Send your CV to: cv@saccosrl.it | The deadline to apply for this position is August 30th 

Please note that only CVs written in English and with a cover letter describing your motivation and fit for this position will be considered.

 

For further information, please contact Federica Volontè by e-mail: f.volonte@saccosrl.it

 


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SCIENTIST WITHIN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - SCIENTIST WITHIN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Sacco System is an international leader within probiotic cultures and lactic acid bacterial starter cultures for food. We are looking for a scientist to join the Molecular Microbiology department in the Milan-Como area in Northern Italy. The work will be in the city of Cadorago. 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 molecular biology, microbiology and screening trials using state of the art methods for metabolic engineering and robot screening. The final goal is normally to obtain better performing and safer strains. The most promising strains are then tested in Pilot Plant, wherefrom the best ones Naturally, the profile of the candidate should reflect the above working environment, and the selected candidate should be a proactive team player with a positive