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Biology Research Associate Investigator

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Company :
DuPont

Location :
Wilmington, Delaware

Expiry Date :
Fri, 06 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Biology Research Associate Investigator

DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences is a leading provider of sustainable solutions for food and health industries. Some of the market segments in which we operate include human & animal nutrition, household & personal care, textiles, building & construction, and energy. Our business provides world class probiotics, proteins, emulsifiers/sweeteners, cultures, drug excipients, enzymes, and preservatives. DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is seeking a Biology Research Associate Investigator for our Biochemistry and Research Applications Team who will work in the laboratory as part of an innovative, dynamic, multi-disciplinary group that develops new products and methods to deliver results in exciting technical programs. This position is located at the DuPont Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware, USA.

Typical Responsibilities Will Include, But Are Not Limited To

– Microbiology, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology laboratory techniques work with microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, yeast); conduct and develop cell-based assays; PCR, DNA/RNA purification, electrophoresis; cell culture; cloning, genetic manipulation/mutagenesis; antimicrobial efficacy testing; sterility testing and validation, aseptic techniques
– Basic sample preparation and testing formulation, stability assays, physical property measurements
– Biochemical assay development, robotic liquid handling, and mammalian tissue culture experience a plus
– Contribute to and collaborate in a multidisciplinary team to drive projects to completion
– Good problem solver and quick learner with strong initiative and capable of independent work; ownership and ability to lead with influence
– Generate and effectively communicate data, maintain electronic databases, document results in laboratory notebooks and reports
– Provide technical help and troubleshooting for existing laboratory processes and instrumentation
– Train new and existing personnel on equipment and procedures
– Assist in the installation and validation of new equipment
– Work safely in an R & D environment, actively participating in company safety programs; maintain a safe and clean workspace

Qualifications

The following are required

– Masters or Bachelor of Science degree (in a Biological Science field such as Microbiology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Biotechnology, etc.)
– A minimum of 1 year working experience in a laboratory setting is required
– Knowledge of microbiology, cell biology, molecular biology, and basic chemistry laboratory techniques
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Proficiency in Microsoft applications
– A self-starter with ability to balance multiple projects on different timelines with numerous stakeholders
– Proven ability and passion for working within a highly collaborative environment
– Sets high standards of personal excellence and demonstrates these behaviors in work habits
– Strong mechanical skills, independent problem solving, and attention to detail
– Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent change
– Prioritizes learning and practices a continuous growth/development mindset
– A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or Qualifying Asylee/Refugee)

About DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences business is a world leader delivering innovative and sustainable solutions across food, health, pharma and biotech industries encompassing approximately 70 manufacturing locations, 20 Application Centers and 10 Global R & D Centers. With annual revenues exceeding 6B, we are a global, diverse and inclusive winning team of more than 10,000 employees based in more than 50 countries. Benefitting from our diversity in nationalities, gender, educational and personal backgrounds, we are joint in our ambition to bring solutions to the world which enable a more sustainable and healthy world!

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For your awareness, DuPont has announced their intent to merge Nutrition and Biosciences (N & B) business, which you are joining, with International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) company with an anticipated closing date in the first quarter of 2021. At closing, you will become an employee of the newly merged company.

Job

Research & Development

Primary Location

NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization

Nutrition & Biosciences

Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree (16 years)

Schedule

Full-time

Employee Status

Regular

Job Type

Entry Level