Research positions in microalgal cell biology

Temporary Full Time Technician, Scientist and Intern

Research positions in microalgal cell biology: Full time (1-2 years) for a research technician, scientist and intern in a research project focusing on protein expression in microalgae algae at North Carolina Central University located at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis (20 minutes from Charlotte).

Job Description: Primary responsibility will be transformation, selection and cultivation of microalgae, collection of samples and daily analytical support of laboratory and algae operations. Candidate must be willing to work extended hours and on the weekends when required. Experience working with algae is desirable. The primary responsibility of this candidate will be to evaluate several approaches for transforming microalgal species. Our goals are to develop transformable algae for protein expression. The successful applicant should have experience with microalgal culturing techniques, a variety of algal transformation tools and protocols, and molecular and biochemical approaches to evaluating transformation success.

To apply, send your CV and references contact to Dr. TinChung Leung by email at