The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) at the University of York wishes to immediately recruit two biologists as Technologists within the Bioscience Innovation Team (BIT) to support delivery of ERDF-funded programs focused on the development of the bioeconomy.
The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) – a not-for-profit subsidiary of the University of York – is an open access, business-facing R&D scale-up facility. It works closely with academic research groups and engages with a wide range of commercial organisations. As such, you will play an important role in the operation of the BDC, working with other Technologists and Senior Technologists as a member of the Bioscience Innovation Team (BIT) to ensure the smooth running of industrial R&D and grant-supported projects. Clients and collaborators of the BDC include small/medium enterprises (SMEs), multinational businesses, academic groups and public sector organisations. You will be engaged with projects ranging from a few days to several years in duration.
You will provide laboratory-based and desk-based support, and contribute to a series of industry-facing biorenewables-based projects particularly aimed at regional SMEs. You will provide biology-based technical input into projects for the development of processes including plant, microbial and bio-based waste materials. Your main duties and responsibilities will be to:
The main skills, experience and qualifications required for the role include:
Interview date: 17 and 18 February 2022
For informal enquiries: please contact Deborah Rathbone on email@example.com
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