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Research Scientist Immunology (1 year contract)

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Job Description

DuPont Nutrition & Bioscience is a USD 6.2 billion global business and one of the world’s largest producers of specialty ingredients, developing and manufacturing solutions for the global food & beverage, health & bioscience and pharma markets. With more than 10,000 employees, 70+ manufacturing sites and 25+ R&D centers across the world, N&B is on a mission to provide essential innovations from highly engineered products and naturally sourced ingredients to shape industries and everyday life.

We are looking for a

SENIOR SCIENTIST/ SCIENTIST

to join our Global Health & Nutrition Science team based in Kantvik, Southern Finland.

Our team runs a global and diverse program of clinical and pre-clinical studies, targeting to document health benefits of probiotics and other bioactive food ingredients in our portfolio. We are offering you a position in a dynamic international research organization that is a world-wide leader in applied research in the area of probiotics, prebiotics, and nutrition.

Our R&D team is looking for a research professional to a Senior scientist/Scientist position for a temporary period to design and run in vitro research projects related to immunology. The projects will be related to modulating immune responses with various ingredients. Your primary duties will be:

• Designing and executing in vitro and preclinical studies against set milestones and objectives.
• Supervising and assisting the laboratory work of technicians
• Reporting of the study progress to internal and external stakeholders.
• Documentation of conducted laboratory experiments according to DuPont standards.
• As a part of the project teams, participate in planning, analysis, presentation, and publication of the project results.

Job Qualifications

You are qualified for the position if you have:

  • PhD (or equivalent degree) or MSc (or equivalent degree) in immunology, microbiology, cell biology, or other relevant degree.
  • Preferably a few years of expertise related to immunological research and cell culturing.

  • Hands-on experience working with immune cells including methods such as flow cytometry and ELISA immunoassays. In addition, knowledge in the connected field of biology like microbiology and molecular biology is much-appreciated.

  • Experience in conducting basic statistical testing.

  • Track record of scientific publications and experience in scientific communication is considered valuable.

  • Effective communication skills including good personal presentation, oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English is essential, and fluency in Finnish is an advantage, but not mandatory.

  • Excellent project management, organizational, and team player skills.

  • Ability to deliver results under time and resource pressures.

  • Safe laboratory work mindset.

The position is temporary, starting as soon as possible and ending in September 2021.

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Job Attributes

REQUISITION ID

RES00004448

LOCATION

Kantvik, Southern Finland

SCHEDULE

Full-time

CATEGORY

Research & Development

ORGANIZATION

Nutrition & Biosciences

EDUCATION LEVEL

Master's Degree (±18 years)

EMPLOYEE STATUS

Temporary

JOB TYPE

Experienced

DATE POSTED

Jun 11, 2020, 8:59:51 AM