Molecular researcher (BSc/MSc)

40 hours per week

 

Iribov

IribovSBW is an independent service laboratory for plant breeding and propagation companies. The services consist of tissue culture, cell biology and molecular and flow cytometric analyzes to support breeding and plant production activities at clients. IribovSBW is part of the Iribov Holding, an international organization with laboratories in the Netherlands, North Macedonia and Ghana. As part of our growth strategy we have a vacancy for an assistant researcher within the Analytical Services R&D team. The team is engaged in research for the development of molecular plant pathogen tests, markers for genotyping, and ploidy determinations.

 

Responsibilities

You will conduct research to develop new and optimize protocols for plant pathogen detection in a wide array of (horticultural) crops, develop markers to assist breeders in their selection or for quality control. Focus will be on the development and implementation of new molecular tests for pathogen detection from leaf tissue and seeds and to look into new techniques for detection. You manage your projects efficiently, independently, and report on project progress to the manager R&D of the analytical lab.

 

Profile

In order to fulfil this challenging position;

  • you have obtained a BSc or MSc in the field of molecular biology or biotechnology
  • you have some years of experience with molecular techniques preferably with plants.
  • You have a keen eye for technology and enjoy working in a multidisciplinary area.
  • you have a result-oriented attitude and are able to organize your work.
  • You are able to work independently as well as part of a team and you have good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proficient in the Dutch language is a pré.

 

Interested?

For more information about this function, please contact dr. Ruben Verbeek, manager R&D of the analytical lab (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). To apply, please send your motivation letter with a current CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

IribovSBW

Middenweg 591b
1704 BH Heerhugowaard

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 Acquisitions due to this vacancy are not appreciated