Our client in the agricultural sector is looking for a Research Assistant on a fixed term contract.
Perform lab experiments and conduct research, designing and carrying out projects
Process samples to identify suitability for experiments.
Analyse samples from various sources to provide information on compounds or quantities of compounds present
Use analytical techniques and instrumentation, such as gas and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ion chromatography and spectroscopy (infrared and ultraviolet, amongst others)
Carry out experiments and research according to protocols laid out by pre-eminent researchers
Collect and log experimental data
Conduct statistical analyses of data sets
Prepare graphs and spreadsheets to portray results
Maintain laboratory equipment and inventory
Holds at least a first degree in Chemistry, Agricultural Chemistry, Sugar Technology or equivalent
Should have a strong chemistry background
Should have a previous experience in analytical chemistry
Flexible and trustworthy
Abide to environmental and Health & safety norms
Proactive reserves the right:
To call only the shortlisted candidates for interview
Not to make any appointment following this advertisement nor to assign any reason whatsoever for accepting or reject.