Assistant Research Scientist - Formulation Marrone Organic Innovations
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Headquartered in Davis, CA, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII) is a global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, and water treatment markets. The company?s effective and environmentally responsible biopesticides help customers around the world operate more sustainably while controlling pests, improving plant health, and increasing crop yields. Industry pioneers and experts in the field of natural products, MBI is dedicated to discovering, developing, and marketing better biopesticides that support a better tomorrow.
We are looking for a full-time ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST to join our energetic team in our Davis laboratory.
Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare developmental biopesticide formulations
Assist in the modification and preparation of test procedures
Perform a variety of physical chemistry and wet lab analysis
Assemble and maintain testing and formulation equipment
Record and analyze test data obtained
Prepare detailed reports on the observations and determinations made
Stay current in the field of formulation to learn new techniques and methods in formulation development
Help supervise and train student interns, as required
Other duties as assigned.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Experience in carrying out of the following procedures is desirable: rheometry, particle size analysis, gravimetric analysis, microscopy, sieving, blending/mixing, wet/dry milling, coating, extrusion, lyophilization, spray drying and drum drying. Strong skill in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required. The candidate is expected to have good organizational and record keeping skills and the ability to work effectively in a multi-project team environment and to collaborate with colleagues to achieve goals. Specific experience in bench scale laboratory processes relevant to preparation of formulated agricultural or pharmaceutical chemical products is a plus.
Qualifications and Characteristics
A successful candidate has a B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Formulation Science, Pharmaceutical Science, or related field preferably with 3+ years of work experience
Essential Physical & Mental Functions
Physical functions ? Be able to do physical measurements for various formulations such as (pH, mixing, spray drying, freeze drying etc.) and handle equipment for analytical methods and product development.
Mental functions ? have background in chemistry and should be able to understand and learn new technologies.
The salary range is competitive. MBI offers a comprehensive benefits package including stock options, a 401(k) plan with employer match, and a health plan including medical and dental coverage, life insurance coverage, long term disability, and a flexible spending account for dependent care and/or medical expenses. In addition, this position is eligible for an annual bonus plan tied to company performance goals.
The above is a list of essential duties and responsibilities for this position. This list is not all-inclusive. This job description may be modified as needed.
MBI is an equal-opportunity employer. A pre-employment drug screen will be required.
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Davis, CA 95618
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