Microalgae Production Scientist
AlgaeCytes is focused on developing and commercialising the next generation of bioactive ingredients from sustainable and environmentally-sound resources. AlgaeCytes uses its unique algae technology in an integrated biorefining process to produce high-value algae-based products, in particular Omega-3 oils, polysaccharides and proteins, for the food, cosmetic and the pharmaceutical market.
Reporting to the Project Operations Manager we are seeking a Microalgae Production Scientist. The role will be based in our laboratories/offices/production facilities (rather than from home) with occasional short-term business travel. You will be responsible for the maintenance and growth of our algal cultures from seed stock to large scale photobioreactor production through to harvest. You will also be assisting the R & D team developing and implementing the company’s research programme together with various external collaborative projects. The role will be based in our laboratories/offices/production facilities.
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Skills and Qualifications
Disclaimer: the above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this role and is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. AlgaeCytes Limited reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organisational needs as necessary.
AlgaeCytes Limited is based in state-of-the-art labs at Discovery Park, Sandwich, Kent. The world-class facilities at Discovery Park have attracted a host of international companies from the life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, science and technology sectors. AlgaeCytes Limited maintains laboratories/offices/pilot production facilities at Discovery Park. AlgaeCytes plans to build a large-scale comercial production facility and additional laboratories in Dessau-Roßlau, Germany. That plant, offices and laboratory are currently expected to be completed and operational in H2 2024.
AlgaeCytes Limited is located at:
Discovery Park House
Kent CT13 9ND
The facilities of AlgaeCytes Germany GmbH, our subsidiary, are planned to be located at:
AlgaeCytes Germany GmbH,
Technologie- und Gründerzentrum,
Kühnauer Str. 24,
Please send all enquiries to:
Email: [email protected]