Microalgae Ph.D. Research Scientist Position in Hawaii

M. D. Unson munson at ilhawaii.net
Tue Feb 29 19:04:37 EST 2000


Microalgae Research Scientist Position


Want to make a difference in one of the fastest growing marine biotechnology
companies?  Relying heavily on research and strong intellectual property
strategy, Aquasearch, Inc., has developed and operates the world's largest
closed photobioreactors.  We are recruiting scientists who will help
continue to develop and optimize technology capable of unleashing the
industrial potential of phototrophic microorganisms and their bioactive
compounds.  Successful applicants will be based at our R & D facility on
Hawaii.


Applicants should possess:
1. A Ph.D. in biological sciences.
2. Graduate education or training in physiology (cell, phytoplankton, or
microalgal), and chemistry (organic and inorganic).
3. Postdoctoral or industrial experience in formulating and conducting
scientific studies of cell physiology and chemistry.
4. Strong interests in applied research in the industrial application of
microbial systems.
5. Experience with the molecular biology of eukaryotic algae and/or
cyanobacteria.


Responsibilities and duties include:
a. Developing and carrying out both independent and collaborative research
projects in the commercial utilization of natural products from microalgae.
b. Design, development, and operation of microalgal cultivation systems on
both laboratory and industrial scales.
c. Computer-based data analysis, synthesis, and reporting; documentation and
digestion of findings to Aquasearch colleagues and its commercial sector and
customers.


Salary is commensurate with experience.  This is an opportunity to
participate in the growth of a dynamic, science-based Hawaiian firm.
Applicants should mail, fax, or email a résumé to Dr. Mia D. Unson by 31
March 2000.  No telephone calls, please.


Aquasearch, Inc.
73-4460 Queen Kaahumanu Highway
Suite 110
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
U. S. A.


Fax:  1-808-326-9401
Email:  munson at kona.net
URL:  http://www.aquasearch.com



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