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Sigma Aldrich Microbiologist

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated Microbiologist to join our Manufacturing team. The candidate will be involved in strain maintenance, testing, culture preparation, and strain improvements for a variety of bacterial and fungal native and/or recombinant expression systems.


BS or MS in Microbiology or equivalent.


Develop a robust strain maintenance program Use good aseptic technique Maintain clear records of culture collection Independently complete strain improvement activities to increase expression performance


Experience in microbiology lab required. Experience culturing atypical microbial cultures required. Experience with more advanced expression systems like Pichia pastoris and insect cells desirable.


St Louis, MO.


This opportunity is available through I-Link, either via Career Center or the School of Chemical Sciences Career Services Office accounts.


March, 21, 2013