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Research Assistantship (0854-2022)


 Recent graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or Environmental Sciences, and currently enrolled at SIUE Graduate School.

Position Description

 The National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) is seeking a Research Assistant from SIUE. The RA will assist scientific supervisors with executing funded research projects through assignments in the following categories:
-Operation of bioreactors, ranging in scale from 250mL shaker flask to 30L.
-Analytical testing on media, culture, fermentation broth, etc.
- Experiment on product harvesting and purification
--Data collection, analysis, and reporting.
-Troubleshooting and maintenance of bioreactors and fermentation related equipment.
-Communications with internal, interdisciplinary teams as well as industry clients, academic collaborators, and external stakeholders.
-Revising and developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
-Utilizing experimental and empirical methods to interpret results and recommend design, testing, and maintenance solutions.

Position Contact Information


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