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Microbial Physiologist

Durham, NC 27703
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Microbial Physiologist

Looking for a senior microbiologist with understanding of yeast cell biology in the context of yeast biomass production and industrial fermentation, not for ethanol production (anaerobic fermentation), but in aerobic conditions.

This position will lead the fermentation department, and the right candidate needs to have practical understanding of cell biology, yeast biology, and strain development. Must be strong in microbiology.


  • Provide process development leads, including fermentation media recipes, for microbial fermentation bio-process development, in particular, concerning cultivation of yeast-based products.
  • Review state-of-the-art bio-process development, including fermentation and downstream processing (DSP) literature, to identify and track trends in microbial bio-process development technologies.
  • Contribute to fermentation and DSP projects for the development of sustainable feed ingredients.
  • Development & continuous improvement of fermentation technology portfolio, manufacturing technology and formulation processes.
  • Facilitation and coordination of collaboration throughout the R&D organization.
  • Assistance in preparation of documents for patent filings, technology transfer, and regulatory approvals.
  • Direction and supervision of fermentation and microbiology junior staff.


  • Ph.D. in Microbiology, Microbial Physiology, or related field.
  • 5+ years of supervisory R&D experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in microbial physiology for fermentation applications; in particular, for yeast-based products development.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Must posses supervisory/manager level skills
  • Must be driven, highly organized and able to multi-task
  • Team player that thrives in a cutting edge, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment


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