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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 : salaried Work visa This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants Application instructions
This job expired on October 22, 2016
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