The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility (BFF) within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology () in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for a non-tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Research Scientist level.

The BFF was established in 1967 and houses one of the largest fermentation pilot plants in the United States.  The facility specializes in fermentation, protein purification, cell culture and monoclonal antibodies.  In addition to contract work, the facility provides student training as part of the Masters in Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing degree.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Cell Biology or related disciplines and have a strong background in protein purification techniques.  The successful candidate will be expected to manage protein purification projects contracted through the facility and be responsible for writing reports for client projects as well as troubleshooting and maintaining equipment.  Strong skills in writing standard operating procedure documents are required with GLP/GMP documentation experience being desirable. Teaching and/or managerial experience is desirable, as the candidate will also be expected to train and supervise staff and students.

The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.


How to apply

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for at least three references. Please submit all application materials by January 15th, 2014.  The anticipated start date is February 1, 2014, but is negotiable.

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