JOB OFFER, July 9th2018
ABOUT MICOLOGIA FORESTAL & APLICADA. MICOFORA
We´re a biotech company that researches, develops and market technologies and products for the cultivation of wild mushrooms and truffles. We produce mycorrhizae spawn for forestry and agricultural sectors. We produce truffle trees as well and consult and offer our technologies all over the the world.
Our company coordinates some scientific projects, with our own actitivy on R+D. Innovation, creativity and technical rigor characterize our work system, with publications and presentation of communications in congresses.
One of our main areas is truffle farming and we need to incorporate 2 people to the truffle team with the following profiles:
OFFER #1: LAB TECHNICIAN
The main tasks to perform will be molecular analysis (PCR) and mycorrhizal analysis at the microscope. Knowledge will also be valued in nursery control, truffle, mycorrhizal fungi and experience in sampling (since in certain periods of the year it is possible that the person will be responsible for maintenance of the nursery and can also make field visits to the field).
OFFER #2: TRUFFLE GROWING TECHNICIAN
We are looking for a graduate or engineer. The main tasks to be performed will be customer service, technical visits to plantations and responsible for controlling different parts of the mycorrhized plant production process (experience in nursery management will also be valued). Although training and / or experience in truffle farming is essential, the company will be responsible for transferring the company’s philosophy to the new technician, as well as the protocols and criteria that will be established in relation to the different technologies and products we work with.
Although at first, these tasks will be carried out mainly within Spain, the job is designed to meet international projects (once acquired the necessary experience). Therefore, an excellent level of English and availability to travel is essential. French proficiency will also be assessed.
Salary offered: € 1700 / month net during the first phase of integration to the team, which can be reviewed when start working on projects abroad.
In both cases we seek to incorporate the contracted people to the Miclogia Forestal & Aplicada team in Barcelona (Spain), making them part of a long-term project, where they can progress economically and professionally within the company.
Interested send your C.V. at firstname.lastname@example.org