NIZO (www.nizo.com) is an independent contract research organization in the heart of Food Valley. The growing world population needs better food: healthier, tastier, more affordable and more sustainable. We know that better nutrition is essential for better health. Our passion is to accelerate innovations together with our customers, by applying our combined expertise in bacteria, proteins and processing. Together we deliver sustainable solutions for better food and health. We create value by sharing our knowledge and by being open to feedback.
Microbiology is one of the core expertise areas of NIZO and is highly valued by our industrial partners.
For the expansion of our microbiology team, we are searching for an experienced and enthusiastic
Industrial / Technical Food Microbiologist
to apply knowledge and offer hands-on experience in working with micro-organisms that play a role in production of food with a focus on safety and spoilage.
Other specific areas of expertise are shelf life, troubleshooting and identifications. Among the techniques used are classical microbiology (detection, isolation, quantification, identification and characterization of pathogenic micro-organisms, trace-forming micro-organisms, heat-resistant spore-forming micro-organisms, strict anaerobic micro-organisms, yeasts and fungi; bacteriophages and viruses), process technology (fermentations, pasteurisations / sterilisations e.g. batch heating, Micro-Heater, Flip and Combitherm and process audits / microbial troubleshooting) and molecular biology (DNA isolation, general PCR, specific PCR, 16S Sequence analysis, population dynamics, DNA fingerprint analyses, BioNumerics software for DNA analysis and data management).
For more information contact Melle van Schaik, +31 (0)318 659618.
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Keywords: Microbiology, Micro-organisms, Molecular Biology, Analysis, Laboratory, Biology Science Degree
|Listed by:||Nizo Food Research B.V.|
|Expertise:||6 - 10 years|
|Location Type:||On location|
+31 (0) 20 658 9800
Science 14 Atrium
14b, Rue de la Science
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3013 AK Rotterdam
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