Wild Type is creating better meat. We are using cellular agriculture technologies to address the most pressing challenges of our generation: climate change, food security, and health. We are looking for committed scientists to fundamentally redefine how the world sources healthy and delicious meat. We invite you to join our founding team and transform our food system for good.

Principal Scientist / Senior Scientist / Scientist - Novel Media Development

Location: San Francisco, California, USA


About the job:

  • Lead the culture media development team to push the boundaries of traditional media formulations for food-related species

  • Partner with co-founders to define relevant scientific strategies

  • Develop, characterize, and validate novel formulations of cell culture media

  • Explore and lead external research collaborations

  • Design and execute scientific experiments

  • Create high-throughput systems for alternative media screening

About you:

  • Mission-driven, creative, and entrepreneurial

  • PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, bioengineering, biochemistry, or related field

  • Ability to work independently in experiment planning, design, execution, optimization, data analysis, interpretation, and communication

  • A strong record of productivity with impactful scientific publications and a track record of effective collaboration in complex projects

  • Expertise with recombinant protein expression and purification, molecular biology (PCR, Western blotting, cloning, cellular transfection/transduction, and gene editing), and flow cytometry is preferred but not required

Wild Type is committed to building a diverse workplace across multiple dimensions including race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity, and veteran status.