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Career – Cell and Molecular Biology Research Scientists

SifoTEK®, a company that strives for a positive impact on our environment, was founded by entrepreneurs and Ph.D. scientists. SifoTEK®is based in Stavanger, Norway.

SifoTEK® has a dedicated and experienced scientists Team who has many RD successful records including 60+ publications and several patents. We have more than 50-year experience in both biotechnology and Food industries.

Our mission is to develop, produce and supply globally with Animal-Free, GREEN (reduced-CO2-emission), Sustainable, and Healthier Protein Ingredients for the Food and Healthcare Industries.

Due to the current high RD activities, SifoTEK® is seeking two dedicated cell and molecular biology Research Scientists who will work as a full-time in Stavanger, Norway. You will have an opportunity to work in a fast pace working environment with experienced scientists and to play a key role in the microbial culture and engineering for protein production.


  • Master/Ph.D.’s degree in Microbiology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline with at least one year of relevant research experience in an academic or industrial setting
  • Extensive hands-on experience with DNA cloning, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR including designing primers and DNA sequencing analysis
  • Expertise in Molecular Biology, Biochemical Assays, and Bioassay Development such as High-throughput fluorescence/chemiluminescence activity assays
  • Previous experience with protein expression, purification, and quantification
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with stable cell lines construction, microbial cultures
  • Knowledge and ability to perform Western Blots, Flow cytometry (FACS) assay, and cell sorting
  • Competent in designing, prosecuting, and interpreting experimental studies.


  • Experience in mycology, bacteriology, and laboratory-related techniques
  • Flexibility, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects to meet timelines while maintaining attention to detail and high-performance standards.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the capability to present data to the team.
  • Excellent record-keeping and organizational skills.
  • Capability to develop and validate new assays.
  • Understanding of small- and/or large-scale protein expression and purification
  • Previous experience in the biotechnology and/or food industry.
  • Interpersonal skills, effective for working with people with different styles and backgrounds when business focus with urgency.
  • You must have the ability to work independently and in teams. You easily connect to people and have good communication and social skills.

The application should be sent to: ASAP (Please note: Apply for a position in Norway). We will be interviewing continuously.

We use background checks as part of our recruitment process.

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