Aphea.Bio: Microbiome Scientist - Microbiologist

be: Aphea.Bio: Microbiome Scientist - Microbiologist [Duties: Job Description ​; Aphea.Bio is a young start-up company that focuses on the exploitation of natural, beneficial interactions that occur between microorganisms and plants. Aphea.Bio discovers and develops new biology-based agricultural products for crop protection and crop improvement, hence shaping a more sustainable agriculture. We are seeking highly motivated and innovative scientists to help us carry out the research and development of novel and superior agricultural biological products. Successful candidates will become part of a committed, creative and highly dynamic team with opportunities to take responsibility and for personal development. Aphea.Bio is based in Gent, Belgium embedded in the largest European Agro-Biotech valley. T... | Minimum Requirements: ​Qualifications: Deep knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of microbiology research including isolation and culturing conditions for various microorganisms, formulation and fermentation technologies; Experience in soil-microbiome & -ecology research; Ability to design, organize and maintain an extensive microbial collection; Strong ability to coordinate collaborations with external parties; Ability to think strategically and creatively with regard to development of microbial products; Ability to read, analyze and interpret scientific journal articles, technical procedures, and government regulations; Strong capability to communicate and present data to R&D leadership team; Experience in coaching and supervising te...] / Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB); Gent, Belgium