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Career – Research Scientist – Strain Engineering

Are you a highly skilled and innovative researcher with a Ph.D. in Genetic Engineering, specializing in yeast and/or bacteria strains? SifoTEK® is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team!

Position: Research Scientist – strain Engineering
Location: Stavanger, Norway

Essential Qualifications:

  • Dr. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or a related field.
  • Proven expertise in gene insertion/deletion, genome engineering methodologies, and heterologous protein expression; specifically in yeast and bacterial strains.
  • Hands-on experience with plasmid design, protein purification, yield optimization, and troubleshooting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with metabolic pathway analysis and modelling for bioproduct yield optimization.
  • Hands-on experience with CRISPR/Cas9 systems, both design and implementation.
  • Prior experience with yeast/bacteria-based precision fermentation.
  • A strong understanding of bioprocess technology.


  • Conduct genetic engineering research on yeast and/or bacteria strains.
  • Design and execute experiments to enhance strain performance, protein yield, and scale up output from laboratory to industrial setting.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate genetic advancements into product development.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and contribute to the development of innovative solutions.

Why SifoTEK?

  • Join a dynamic and forward-thinking team at the forefront of biotechnology.
  • Work on groundbreaking projects with real-world applications.
  • We offer visa and working permit in Norway for right candidate.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about genetic engineering, possess a Ph.D., and have a solid background in yeast and/or bacteria strains, we want to hear from you! Submit your resume, cover letter, and relevant docs to or apply directly at linkedin

Join us in revolutionizing the future of biotechnology at SifoTEK!

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