Research Associate - Upstream Bioprocess Development

Location: San Francisco, CA

About us

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 team and transform our food system for good.

About the job

  • Work with our cell culture media & process development team to improve cell manufacturing processes

  • Operate and maintain bioreactors

  • Troubleshoot and optimize key process parameters to improve production efficiency

  • Monitor processes and prepare samples for downstream analyses

  • Design and test novel cell culture media formulations

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

  • Maintain accurate experimental records

About you

  • BS or MS in Cell/Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical, or Biochemical Engineering with 2+ years of process development experience; prior experience in biotechnology/bio-pharmaceutical industry is a plus

  • Hands-on experience in operating bioreactors

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

  • Excellent organizational, communication skills and a track record of effective collaboration in complex projects

  • Mission-driven, creative, and entrepreneurial

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.


Please send cover letter and CV here.