Research Scientist

Job Description

Eternal is hiring a Research Scientist who will be responsible for supporting various aspects of R&D activities within the Experimentation Platform


  • Apply knowledge and skills in biotechnology to provide support for fermentation projects with guidance from scientists.
  • Carrying out experiments and delivering results on time with minimal supervision in one or more of the areas of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or fermentation.
  • Assist and complete other duties to support the research team. 
  • Record and document all stages of work, operate lab information & knowledge management systems.
  • Provide technical support to other research team members after some training.
  • Eager to learn attitude.
  • Great team player, working and communicating closely with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assist Technical Service and R&D with ad hoc requests as needed.

Experience, Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

  • Min BSc degree in microbiology, biotechnology or related field with 3+ years working experience
  •  Capable of carrying out experiments with minimal supervision in at least one, preferably two or more, of the following areas:
  • Molecular biology and microbial strain construction
  • Protein expression and purification
  • Cultivation/isolation/identification of microbes; general microbiology and aseptic techniques; microbiology assays and strain storage.
  • Assist in benchtop fermentation operations and downstream processes such as cell lysis, biomass separation, micro- & ultra-filtration.
  • Applied knowledge of microbial physiology, biochemistry, downstream processing.
  • Understanding of modern molecular biology, strain and engineering.
  • Intermediate computer skills