Employment Opportunities Title Associate R&D Chemist Categories Academic Organization National Center for Natural Products Research Location Oxford, MS Website http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/ncnpr/ Contact email@example.com Job Information The National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi seeks an Associate Research and Development Chemist. This position is in support of an existing program and subject to continued funding. This position involves day-to-day operations of laboratory. This includes maintenance of laboratory equipment and management of all data collection for Analytical data, Sample preparation and keeping good records of all experiments. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Products Chemistry or a related field with one year of experience related to laboratory instrumentation, analysis, and extraction operations. EEO Statement The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. Background Check Statement The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check. Title Sr. R&D Biologist Categories Academic Organization University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Location Oxford, MS Website http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/biomolecularsciences/ Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information A highly motivated candidate is sought for a Senior Research and Development Biologist position. The successful applicant will provide technical and scientific assistance for neuron and astrocyte cultures, molecular and biochemical assays, and work with laboratory rodents. The position is available immediately with the possibility for annual renewal based on performance evaluation and funding availability. The Sr. R&D Biologist will be involved in performing day to day laboratory experiments related to biological assays, primary cell cultures, handling and/or testing of rodent laboratory animals (primarily mice). Expertise in transgenic colony maintenance, surgical technique, and primary cell culture will be considered a major strength. Minimum qualifications include a BS in biology, pharmaceutical sciences, health sciences, pharmacology, life sciences or a related field and four (4) years of related experience. Applicants should have experience either in (1) handling/behaviorally testing mice and conducting related biochemical assays or (2) working with cell culture models and conducting molecular/cellular biology techniques. Applicants should be enthusiastic, willing to incorporate previously learned techniques with new approaches, and able to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks. Applications should be submitted through the University of Mississippi’s online employment site at https://careers.olemiss.edu/ Background Check Statement The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check. EEO Statement The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information Title Senior Scientist Categories Industry Organization L’Oreal Location Bangalore Website http://www.loreal.com Contact email@example.com Job Information JOB GUIDELINES 1. Strategize projects for the team based on three levers ex: Safety. Performance and generation of IP for Natural extracts. 2. Communicate to the scientific community on experimental procedures established at laboratory level, summarize results and provide insight into its applications and use. 3. Transversal projects management and excellent collaborative spirit and open to work with international teams. 4. Actively participate to ensure compliance with safety regulations and good laboratory procedures in force in the laboratory. COMPETENCIES SCIENTIFIC/TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE COMPETENCY 1. Transforming new scientific/technical knowledge into inventions that are patentable and sustainable for L’Oreal. 2. Identifying and developing new raw materials and technologies to deliver performance, maintain quality and ensure safety. 3. Interpret experimental results from laboratory experiments in the most relevant way and communicate/share with the team on results with integrity. ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR INNOVATION COMPETENCY 1. Identify new opportunities and take risks to create radical or disruptive innovations with new raw materials or inventions 2. Ensure the long term success of the projects with a mission to maintain quality, sustainability and build technical excellence. COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP FOR INNOVATION COMPETENCY 1. Works with a shared vision in mind and translates the vision of the team into effective goals and results 2. Ability to work in a transversal way with a local and global perspective of the project and transform it into an innovative deliverable. 3. Promotes collaboration between departments and functions to ensure team success. CREATIVITY INSPIRED BY CONSUMERS COMPETENCY 1. Inspired by what the next generation of consumers desire to have in a cosmetic product and identify the need gaps and build innovations specifically catered to consumer centricity. 2. Works closely with consumer insights team to build new scientific concepts/ideas that can bring disruptive ideas to the market. 3. Use CMI knowledge/studies and build new projects to deliver for the future. BROAD DELIVERABLES 1. Deliver new technologies/colorants for Natural hair coloration for the future that are clean and efficient. 2. Develop new technologies for extraction that follow Green Chemistry principles and are under the scope of sustainable innovation. 3. Ensure captivity of processes that are developed at laboratory level and that are exclusive for IP generation. EXPECTATIONS Candidate must have a Ph.D. degree with 8-12 years of Experience 1. One major disruptive innovation in the field of Natural hair coloration. 2. Independently handle new projects on naturals for application in cosmetics/pharmaceuticals (Natural hair coloration, skin whitening etc) more specifically on developing novel extracts with exclusive IP based processes. 3. Area of specialty could include: Natural Product chemistry, Marine Natural Products, Organic chemistry, Green Chemistry 4. Good communication and Networking skills. 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