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We are looking for a research scientist in microbiology and molecular biology to work at our headquarters in Reykjavik.

Matis is looking for a research scientist in microbiology and molecular biology to work at its headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland. Matis is an independent Icelandic food and biotech R&D company which has played a leading role in large international research projects and is in cooperation with a range of partners located around the world (http://www.matis.is/english/about/).

Job Description

As a part of the Matis research team the employee will work on a range of research projects related to microbiology and molecular biology, focusing on the discovery and utilisation of unique and extremophilic organisms, their traits, genes and enzymes.

Main tasks will involve planning and performing microbialand biotechnology experiments, along with output analyses. The work will involve bacterial cultivations, PCR, sequencing, genetic engineering, microbial product analysis, enzymatic assays etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc. degree in biology, biotechnology or relevant life sciences
  • M.Sc. degree and/or relevant work experience is an advantage
  • Excellent team player, ability to work on own initiative and effectively prioritize workload

Application deadline is August 31st.

Please submit your application electronically at http://www.matis.is/english/employement/

For further information regarding the position please contact dr. Guðmundur Óli Hreggviðsson,
gudmundo@matis.is.