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Research Scientist (Agricultural Microbiology)

Posted 3 months ago

General duties and responsibilities:

  • Establish soil microbial research focusing on understanding soil microbial change under various conditions.
  • Act as the microbial & Agricultural subject matter expert (SME) to provide scientific guidance to relevant projects.
  • Lead the study design, development, and implementation toward the delivery of the research strategy.
  • Perform data analysis, processing, and interpretation of DNA/RNA sequencing data, and WGS data from the lab, and provide scientific interpretation.
  • Perform tissue culture for multiple crops.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science/Biotechnology, Agriculture, or any related discipline.
  • 2+ Years of experience.
  • A master’s degree or equivalent is an asset.
  • Solid experience in tissue culture is a must.
  • Solid experience in microbial gene editing is a must.
  • Ability to be flexible & adaptable to changing technology.
  • Documentation skills are required.
  • Must be research oriented.

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