From January 10, 2022
to April 11, 2022
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Research and Development
As soon as possible
Permanent - Full time
Based on experience
Competitive social benefits
The Research Associate – Lactic Solutions will join a team involved in genetic engineering and evaluation of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) for the production of fuels and will report directly to the Lactic Solutions Project Leader. The selected individual will apply molecular biology skills to engineer LAB, analyze associated genotypes and phenotypes, conduct lab-scale fermentations as needed to assess phenotypes, and provide documentation of the process and results. The candidate will perform this research in support of company goals and priorities in conjunction with the project leader and other team members, and will assist in solving difficult problems with insight, creativity, and skill.
Research topics include metabolic engineering, heterologous protein expression, classical genetics, directed evolution, and development of strain screens and selections for specific applications. Tasks associated with this position will include:
Preferred in an ideal candidate:
Prior experience engineering microorganisms; Experience with bacteria, yeast, or other cell culturing techniques; Experience in small-scale fermentation; Experience with data analysis using Excel, or similar software; Desire to work as part of a new team in a fast-paced development setting; Ability to complete research and recommend new approaches to solve difficult problems; strong oral and written communication skills
Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.
Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.
Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!
Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
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