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TUMAINI - CAPE TOWN CBD, WESTERN CAPE
... and an innovative mindset. Should you meet the below requirements, please do not hesitate to send through your CV. Requirements: - BSc/BTech in Biotechnology/Analytical Chemistry - Minimum of 5 ...
Location: Midrand Dis-Chem has an exciting opportunity for a Health Focus Internship . No prior experience required. Tertiary qualification within BSc Biotechnology/ Biomedicine ... or Food Technology or Tertiary qualification within the retail field essential. Matric BSc Biotechnology /BSc Biomedicine or Food Technology qualification People orientated and consumer ...
KERRY INGREDIENTS SOUTH AFRICA - KWAZULU NATAL
ALELAN RECRUITMENT SERVICES - UMGUNGUNDLOVU
PROSTAFF - CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE
UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE - BELLVILLE
STAFFSOLS - PORT ELIZABETH, EASTERN CAPE
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Biotechnology utilises living organisms and traits thereof as well as systems to engineer or modify products. It is used in medicine creating new and improved pharmaceutical products. Science has also allowed it to become an innovative means even for the improvement of agriculture and food industries.
In agriculture crops can be modified, producing GMO (Genetically Modified Foods), this can improve on taste, kill weeds during growing process and add vitamins and minerals.
In pharmaceuticals, medicine is modified to enhance its abilities as well as minimise side effects. It can be designed to adapt to the patient's individual needs and thus tailor made according to the genetic make-up of the individual. Biotechnology is also used in industrial sectors as well as for environmental research. Biotechnology also engages in other branches of science such as bioformatics, biochemistry, biorobotics, and chemical engineering.
Job prospects are wide in this field and remuneration is very rewarding. Jobs can be found in agriculture, tech positions in the food industry, scientific communications, and tech positions in laboratories.
The field in which the individual wishes to specialise will require certain experience and knowledge eg agriculture, medical science.
Masters degrees in various scientific fields (biology, chemistry)
Degree in Biotechnology (BSc)
Cell biology and genetics
40% of current opportunities are permanent, whereas 60% are contract jobs.
The standard deviation of salaries for the results of this search is 152,135.
The Adzuna recency index score for this search is 2.07, suggesting that demand for Biotechnology job opportunities in South Africa is increasing.
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