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


Research Associate / Technician: Tissue Engineering

Location: San Francisco, CA

 

About the job:

  • Manage multiple tissue engineering and molecular biology projects

  • Conduct focused independent experiments under the direction of scientific leaders, developing new research techniques and protocols, and interpreting data sets

  • Perform tissue culture work, including culture maintenance, characterization, and expansion

  • Acquire new skills and integrate new technologies

About you:

  • Mission-driven, creative, and entrepreneurial

  • A track record of strong research productivity

  • Ability to balance multiple projects in the face of continuously evolving priorities and timelines

  • Comfort with working in a highly interactive, interdisciplinary, and vibrant environment

  • MA/MSc or BA/BSc with equivalent laboratory experience in three-dimensional cell culture, molecular biology, or tissue engineering/biomaterials development

  • Experience in cell culture media optimization and formulation is preferred

  • Proficient in reagent preparation, documentation, and laboratory safety standards


Research Associate / Technician: Cell Culture & Media Development

Location: San Francisco, CA

 

About the job:

  • Manage multiple cell culture and tissue engineering projects

  • Conduct focused independent experiments, developing new research techniques and protocols, and interpreting data sets

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

  • Perform tissue culture work, including culture maintenance, characterization, and expansion

  • Acquire new skills and integrate new technologies

About you:

  • Mission-driven, creative, and entrepreneurial

  • A track record of strong research productivity

  • Ability to balance multiple projects in the face of continuously evolving priorities and timelines

  • Comfort with working in a highly interactive, interdisciplinary, and vibrant environment

  • MA/MSc or BA/BSc with equivalent laboratory experience in three-dimensional cell culture, molecular biology, or tissue engineering/biomaterials development

  • Experience in cell culture media optimization and/or 3D cell culture is preferred

  • Proficient in reagent preparation, documentation, and laboratory safety standards


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.