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Permanent Biosciences Internships in Protein Technologies
Athlone, Western Cape - South Africa

Permanent Biosciences Internships in Protein Technologies Athlone, Western Cape - South Africa

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Permanent Biosciences Internships in Protein Technologies Athlone, Western Cape - South Africa


CSIR is seeking quality Interns for their Protein Technology Division. So, if you busy studying Bioscience this Opportunity is for you.

Biosciences Internships: Protein Technologies (Twelve month contract)Four Positions)

About the job:

The Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) at CSIR Biosciences is focused on translating research into market-ready products and technologies.

The BIDC works closely with small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) to develop market-ready products and to support their entry into the market.

This requires a multi-disciplinary approach incorporating market and business development; technology and product development; manufacturing and marketing among others.

The BIDC is offering internships in bioprocessing and product development.

Interns will be afforded the opportunity for experiential learning in simulated industrial environments, participating in multi-disciplinary teams to improve their vocational skills and chances of further employment in new start-up companies and elsewhere.

Key responsibilities:

Design, plan and execute tasks under supervision.
Analysis and objective interpretation of data under supervision.
Undertake research, development and manufacturing at various scales.
Participate in the upkeep of infrastructure and equipment.
Ability to work flexible hours including shift work and the means to travel to and from work outside of typical work hours.
Qualifications, skills and experience:

An undergraduate degree or diploma in biotechnology, engineering or associated fields such as microbiology.
Postgraduate qualifications and/or relevant work experience would be an advantage.
A strong work ethic (e.g. accountability and reliability) and the ability to work under supervision within a dynamic team environment.
The following competencies are critical for these positions: innovation; sound technical knowledge; integrity; lateral thinking ability; and knowledge and appreciation of a cross-disciplinary project team environment.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute across the boundaries imposed by classical scientific disciplines.
Closing date: 30 July 2014

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY. How to apply Applicants that are interested in applying for the advertised position must apply by faxing their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Fax :086 668 0991 apply online.: closing date 15/07/2014

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