Assay Development Scientist (Microbiology)

  • Ness Ziona
  • Full-time

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We are looking for a highly motivated scientist to join our Assay Development team for 9 months - The position is temporary , with the option of extension.

The team utilizes a variety of research tools applied for microbiome research, product development and clinical study.

By joining this team, you will be part of our Assay Development Unit: a unique group of biologists, developing multiple microbiology, molecular biology, and biochemical assays for phage therapy in various human diseases.

Duties

The job requires development, validation, and execution of various microbiology-based assays including:
  • Planning and performing experiments using a variety of Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology techniques
  • Working with a variety of microorganisms: bacteria and phages.
  • Working with physiological samples: stool, saliva, blood, sputum, skin swabs and biopsies
  • Recording, analyzing, and interpreting data
  • Protocols, reports, and SOP writing (GxP)
  • Keeping up with current knowledge by reviewing the findings and scientific literature

Requirements

  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Life Sciences or equivalent field
  • Experience in development of complexed biological assays - Microbiology and/or Molecular Biology (qPCR, NGS)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good communication and excellent interpersonal relationships
  • Highly motivated, well adapting to changes and willing to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability for multitasking and work under pressure
  • Fluent in English (reading, writing and oral presentation)

Please submit your resume in English.

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