|Employer||Deep Branch Biotechnology
MTIF building, Clifton Campus. NG11 8NS
|Salary||National Minimum Wage|
|Hours||25 - Flexible but within 9am-6pm hours Monday-Friday.|
The Kickstart Scheme is the creation of new 6-month job placements for young people (aged 16-24-years-old) who are currently on universal credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
Deep Branch is a carbon recycling biotechnology company. We use microbes to convert carbon dioxide from industrial emissions into high-value products. We’re a fast-growing and agile startup with commercial activities both in the UK and the Netherlands.
As a microbiology technician you will be responsible for efficient running of the laboratory and participating in microbiological research. Duties involved in the placements are:
Essential skills, experience and qualifications:
Qualifications in any biological science discipline is preferred.
Experience in a microbiology laboratory is strongly preferred.
Number of hours per week: 25
Working pattern and contracted hours: Flexible – can be negotiated. But will be within 9am-6pm hours Monday-Friday.
Details of employability support (training opportunities/mentor):
The candidate will gain experience working in a microbiology laboratory. Techniques such as bacterial cultivation, screening, and PCR will be taught. Advice and support will be provided for future opportunities such as post-graduate research or another research scientist role.