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This job expired on October 22, 2016

Microbiologist Jasper Hill Farm

  • Date Posted August 23, 2016
  • Location Greensboro, VT
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description Jasper Hill is a mission based company working to preserve Vermont’s agricultural soils and working landscape through farmstead cheese production. The Jasper Hill Family of Businesses (JFOB) includes two farms, two creameries, and a cheese aging facility in Northern Vermont, as well as our cheese counter in the Boston Public Market. Job Description

Position Summary:

Jasper Hill’s microbiologist is a problem solver that works with our dairy farmers, cheesemakers, and affineurs to maximize the potential quality of our cheese. The right candidate will have a strong background in dairy science, the ability to develop and follow lab protocols and experience in DNA extraction and amplification. 

 This position is responsible for:

  • Ongoing surveillance of milk quality
  • Media preparation 
  • Isolation and identification of beneficial microbes
  • Management of our existing culture bank
  • Production of starter culture
  • Data management

 

This role is ideal for a person with a background in biotechnology, applied biology or molecular biology who is independently motivated. The microbiologist works with all parts of the Jasper Hill Family of Businesses. A positive working relationship with our farmers, cheesemakers, owners, and affineurs at Jasper Hill is essential to the success of this role.
 

Skill Requirements:

  • Previous experience in molecular biology
  • Research and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work as a team

 

Compensation is negotiable, depending upon relevant experience

In addition to Health Insurance and 401K, the work at Jasper Hill offers a strong sense of teamwork and immersion in great food. The passion for what we do and desire to do our best radiates throughout our entire team. 

Compensation this position is PAID: salaried Work visa This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants How to apply
This job expired on October 22, 2016
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