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Research Scientist Full Time Job in Davis, CA

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    Davis, California
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Research Scientist Full Time Job in Davis, CA
Modis is looking for a Research Scientist for a full time job with a client in Davis, CA. If you meet the below requirements and are interested in learning more, please apply to be considered for this job!

  • Design, prepare and develop microbial formulation processes at lab scale, pilot scale and participate in technology transfer for manufacturing.
  • Lead and conduct stability studies and product testing procedures. Key evaluations include in house efficacy, microbial, physico-chemical testing (pH/conductivity, density, viscosity, dispersion, particle size, emulsion/suspension, etc.), compatibility testing (container, tank mix, etc.), as well as ASTM and CIPAC methods.
  • Lead to investigate, develop, optimize, and implement new formulation or process technologies.
  • Participate in technical transfer of formulation processes to contract and in house manufacturing facilities, as well as collaborators, including site visits.
  • Support technical field development and sales team efforts by providing formulated samples and materials.
  • Interface with microbiology, bioassay, and chemistry groups by supplying test formulations, and aid in processing data.
  • Present formulation updates to team members at regular project meetings.


  • M.S degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Food Chemistry, Biotechnology or related field with up to 2-5 years of relevant industrial work experience
  • R&D work experience (up to 3 years) in formulation or processing of biological products desired.
  • Knowledge of various formulation types typical in the agriculture industry.
  • Knowledge of crop protection products and field application practices.
  • Knowledge of experimental design and statistical methods.

This Research Scientist full time job in Davis, CA will not be open long, so apply now for immediate consideration!
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