Microbiologist

The Microbiologist will join a fast-growing team of chemists, biochemists, biologists, and bioengineers to develop novel therapeutic and diagnostic solutions for priority infectious diseases with unmet clinical needs. The ideal candidate will independently conceive, design, and execute laboratory experiments, interpret data, and contribute to progress report writing. The candidate will work together with other investigators to advance applied research and laboratory development work and to commercialize a portfolio of life science technologies and products.

  • Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
  • Job Type: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide microbiology support in laboratory operations as well as other cross functional areas such as R&D in infectious disease therapeutics and diagnostic assays.
  2. Develop methods or models with a range of cell lines and bacteria, fungi, and virus cultures to screen compounds.
  3. Employ specialized microscopic, serological and molecular techniques for the profiling and quantitation of microorganisms and their markers.
  4. Write, review and edit technical documents.

Required Key Competencies

  1. Ph. D. in Microbiology, Biology or a related discipline with 3-5 years of work experience in life science industry
  2. Extensive experience in microbiology techniques is preferred
  3. Experience with assay or technology innovation in areas of microbiology and molecular techniques such as PCR
  4. Strong technical and theoretical background in microbiology and cell biology
  5. Demonstrated attention to detail with an understanding of microbiology laboratory practices
  6. Candidate must be comfortable working in BSL-2 environment

Send your CV or resume to HR@zymeron.com. No phone calls please.

What We Offer

  • Zymeron offers competitive paid leaves, vacations, flextime, health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, retirement plans and others.
  • Zymeron participates in E-Verify Employment Verification.
  • Zymeron is an equal opportunity employment (EOE) employer.