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SENIOR ENTOMOLOGIST/BIOLOGIST


Flying Spark is a food-tech company, active in the alternative protein space.
We are looking for a Senior Entomologist/ Biologist to work with us on our new plant set-up. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a first of its kind facility.


Responsibilities:


• Overseeing the maintenance of the fruit fly (B. dorsalis) colony
• Designing and implementing of entomological experiments
• Developing-optimizing an insect-protein commercial production system
• Implement quality control procedures and policies
• Measure key insect performance indicators
• Follow – review SOPs and adhere to QA guidelines
• Ensure that R&D insect demands are met by coordinating with team members and planning ahead
• Assist in the organization of planned R&D trials and procurement of materials required for their execution
• Assist with data collection and keep detailed and well-organized records
• Oversee safe operation of machinery required for insect production and processing
• Assist with literature research and general administrative activities


Requirement:


• Bachelor’s degree in entomology/biology or similar. MSc or PhD - an advantage
• Experience carrying out scientific experiments and working with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
• Experience collecting and organizing scientific data
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proven ability to work independently and organize priorities
• Proven ability to work within a team
• Ability to comply with a Health & Safety policy
• Excellent control of English language
• Experience rearing insects - an advantage
• Research experience within the private sector - an advantage.


Location:

 

No. 88/8 Mhoo 3, Petchkasem Road Huai Rong Sub-District. Khao Yoi District PHETCHABURI 76000 THAILAND