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Research Assistant - Food Science and Technology 
Senomyx - 
San Diego, CA 




Senomyx is a leading discovery and development company located in San Diego focusing on developing innovative flavor ingredients using our unique proprietary technologies in collaboration with many of the world's leading food, beverage, and ingredient supply companies. Senomyx is seeking an outstanding research assistant to join our Food Science and Technology Department. The position is a 3-month contract position with the possibility of extension.


  • Assist Sensory Specialist in organizing and executing taste test panels
  • Make complex solutions to specification and prepare them for chemical analysis
  • Prepare, dispense and organize samples for taste tests
  • Keep laboratory equipment and facilities clean, organized and operational
  • Maintain detailed documentation and records
  • Order supplies


  • Bachelorís degree in life science, food science, chemistry or a related field is required
  • Experience with solution preparation in a laboratory setting (weighing, dilutions, pipetting, etc.)
  • Strong analytical, mathematical and technical reasoning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedure and work with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under fixed deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Ability to maintain proprietary and confidential material and information

If you are in interested in the position please apply through Indeed with a cover letter and resume.

Job Location:

  • San Diego, CA

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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