Industry Job Opportunities

Is your company or organization seeking a new employee? The Algae Biomass Organization will post job openings pertinent to the algal industry on its website for 30 days.

Platinum, Gold, and Corporate members of the ABO receive this service free of charge. Non-ABO members or members holding a non-qualifying membership may purchase job listings for $100 for 30 days. Please send job description and qualification requirements to: info@algaebiomass.org

Senior Specialist, Seaweed and Marine Algae

World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Specialist in Seaweed and Marine Algae at our Washington, DC office. The Senior Specialist will provide thought leadership and finance expertise on how marine seaweed and algal species can be utilized to reduce GHG emissions and sequester carbon while providing critical food and food ingredients that reduce key environmental impacts.

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Postdoc Opportunity

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mayfield Lab, Cal-CAB, UC San Diego

Two year appointment

Description: 
The California Center for Algae Biotechnology at UC San Diego is seeking a highly motivated research scientist. Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry or other biotechnology related degree.  A demonstrated ability in molecular genetics is required while expertise in computational biology or high throughput screening of single celled organisms is desirable.  Previous work in algae is desired but not essential.  The project objective is to develop and demonstrate advanced genetic tools for engineering green algae for the production of high value products such as recombinant proteins and lipids.
 
The position will remain open until filled.
 
Outstanding and highly motivated candidates with a PhD should apply by email to ff21-personnel@ucsd.edu  and include a CV, names and contact information for three references and description of your specific interest in our research program.

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Analytical Chemist

Global Algae Innovations is seeking an Analytical Chemist (TOC/TN). This position will begin in early 2018 at our Kauai location.

Global Algae Innovations (GAI) is a leader in low cost algae production. GAI laboratory is located in Lihue and is equipped with state of the art laboratory equipment. GAI algae farm is located by Lihue power plant and is one of the most advance algae production facilities in the country.

Job Summary

Global Algae Innovations is seeking an analytical chemist who will develop, validate and execute TOC/TN analytical methods for water and biological samples.  The candidate will also assist with development, validation and execution of other analytical methods including CHN analysis, ash free dry weight and colorimetric water analysis for phosphate, nitrate, ammonia and silica. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Analytical Chemistry or other related scientific field
  • Must have hands on experience with operation, trouble-shooting and optimizing TOC/TN analysis
  • Ability to design, perform and interpret analytical tests
  • Ability to develop SOPs and QAQC protocols
  • Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to think strategically and have the ability to use independent judgment
  • Must be able to walk around a lab and stand most of the day.
  • Must be able to sit and use a computer for most of the day.
  • Must be able to communicate via phone and email with colleges and business contacts daily.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work weekend shifts, and extended hours.

TO APPLY: please submit your resume to hr@globalgae.com 

Global Algae Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Staff Engineer/Controls Manager

Global Algae Innovations
Updated 12/4/17

Global Algae Innovations is seeking a Staff Engineer/Controls Programmer. This position will begin in early 2018 at our San Diego location and requires a significant amount of travel.
Global Algae Innovations is a leader in low cost algae production. The company has designed and implemented radical advances throughout the entire process resulting in industry breakthroughs for large-scale algae cultivation and harvesting. The company is positioned to play an important role in solving international concerns on climate change and protein shortages. Global Algae Innovations – Algae Solutions for Global Dilemmas. www.globalgae.com

Job Summary
Global Algae Innovations is seeking a staff engineer/programmer who will determine technical objectives for the review, research, design, development, and/or solution to advanced technical or scientific problems. May function in an advisory or project leadership role providing direction to experienced professional staff. Formulates plans, typically long term, for solution development, documentation, and deployment, as well as meeting various compliance, reporting, and safety standards. The candidate will also assist with development, validation and execution of other analytical methods including CHN analysis, ash free dry weight and colorimetric water analysis for phosphate, nitrate, ammonia and silica.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Scientific, Engineering, or other related technical field.
  • Typically minimum experience is twelve or more years with a bachelor’s degree, ten or more years with a master’s degree, and seven or more years with a Ph.D.
  • Demonstrated ability to convey technical information clearly to individuals with varying degrees of expertise.
  • Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
  • Possesses the technical skills required to oversee innovative designs and to solve complex technical problems.
  • Technical oversight capability to schedule and cost performance, and to coordinate phases of engineering, experimental, or other scientific work as a part of a major project, or as a total project of moderate scope.
  • Must be able to think strategically and have the ability to use independent judgment.
  • Must be able to walk around a work site and stand most of the day.
  • Must be fully computer literate with versatile knowledge of computer operations pertinent to the field, specifically PLC programming and controls.
  • Must be able to communicate via phone and email with colleges and business contacts daily.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work weekend shifts, extended hours, and travel extensively.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and a description of your experience to HR@globalgae.com
Global Algae Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABO Virtual Intern

Help us build the algae industry

Students – Are you interested in doing more for your industry while completing your degree? Help define the algae sector of today and shape the industry of tomorrow as an Algae Biomass Organization volunteer virtual intern. Internships of 8-12 weeks are available and are completely online. Interns serve a vital role by assisting ABO with industry and policy research, social media and communications. Interns leave their experience with a new understanding of the interconnections between research, industry, government and policy, along with exciting new insights and connections. 

Intern positions available for winter, spring and summer 2017.

Individuals interested in the ABO volunteer virtual internship program should send a brief cover letter and CV or resume to Barb Scheevel, bscheevel@algaebiomass.org.