Nelson, New Zealand
A bit about us
At Plant & Food Research, we believe science can create a better future. By finding smarter, greener options today, we're helping secure the world we want to live in tomorrow. With our partners, we use world-leading science to improve the way they grow, fish, harvest and share food. Every day, we have 1000 people working across Aotearoa New Zealand and the world to help deliver healthy foods from the world's most sustainable systems.
What you will be doing
This varied role will see you essential in directing and accomplishing fundamental and applied research in piscine cell culture with an overall aim of supporting fish health in aquaculture. You will lead and initiate research in the areas of fish cell biology including isolation, culture, and characterisation of cells with subsequent applications, together with preparing peer reviewed scientific publications, funding applications and client reports.
What you will need
To be successful in this role, you will need a PhD in molecular/cell biology, microbiology, immunology, or a related discipline with at least 3 years relevant work experience - ideally in an R&D environment. You will have proven expertise in culture and application of in vitro cell culture models from vertebrates with a track record of publication in peer reviewed journals, presentations, and/or patents, together with cell culture techniques, immunocytochemistry, general molecular biology techniques (e.g. DNA and RNA extraction, cloning, qPCR, gene editing), protein analysis (e.g. gel electrophoresis and immunoblotting) and microbial expression systems. You will have excellent intercommunication skills as you will be dealing with a diverse range of people.
What you will get
The opportunity to work within a friendly, team-based environment at our award winning Nelson site, where you will contribute to exciting projects with an organisation that has an excellent reputation for its science and impact!
We offer excellent employee benefits, including generous leave provisions and employer contribution to superannuation, and subsidised health insurance.
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