Research Associate - Cell Culture Media Development
Location: San Francisco, CA
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.
About the job:
Work with our bioprocess team to push the boundaries of traditional media formulations for food-related species
Conduct focused independent experiments under the direction of scientific leaders to develop, characterize, and validate novel formulations of cell culture media
Perform tissue culture work, including culture maintenance, characterization, and expansion
Perform high-throughput screens for novel media formulations
Mission-driven, creative, and entrepreneurial
Experience in aseptic technique, cell culture, and molecular biology
Experience in developing xeno-free, serum-free, chemically-defined, custom, or basal cell culture media is preferred
BS or MS in cell biology, molecular biology, bioengineering, biochemistry, or related field; at least 2 years of industry experience is preferred
Background in metabolic and/or signaling pathways is a plus
Ability to work independently in experiment planning, design, execution, optimization, data analysis, interpretation, and communication
Please send a CV and cover letter here to apply.
Wild Type is committed to building a diverse workplace spanning multiple dimensions including race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity, and veteran status.