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:

Open Positions with Global Algae Innovations in Lihue, Kauai, HI:

 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. Global Algae Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary:

Performs technician-level workflow activities, supporting facility modifications, light fabrication and assembly, equipment installation, daily farming operations, laboratory equipment operation and maintenance, and assisting with experimental data collection.

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Associate Scientist

Job Summary:

Performs associate scientist-level role in workflow activities, requires working in the laboratory, and outdoors in the field. Primary responsibility will be collection of samples and daily analytical support of laboratory and algae farm operations. Candidate must be willing to work extended hours and on the weekends when required.

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Open Position with Global Algae Innovations San Diego, CA:


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for determining and developing effective approaches for research, development, design, testing, automation, and operation.  These approaches will be applied for algae cultivation and processing as well as manufacturing of equipment and instrumentation for algae facilities.

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Laboratory Research Assistant, Algenuity, UK

Algenuity is a globally recognised, UK-based algal biotechnology company that currently operates as a wholly-owned division of Spicer Consulting Limited, a UK-based OEM of specialised electronics. Algenuity operates within a technology development and licensing model, developing solutions for the algal biomass and bioproducts industry. Our vision is to be the leading global algal biotechnology company, and our mantra is simple, “making algae work”.

We are currently seeking a Research Assistant for a fixed-term contract of 2 years. This is primarily a lab-based role in which you will help members of the Algenuity R&D team in designing, conducting and evaluation of laboratory-based experiments. This role will also include providing technical support (media preparation, etc) where necessary and helping to maintain the laboratory and its equipment in a clean and high-functioning condition.

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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,