Yeast Molecular Biologist

Location
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Salary
$90,000 - $100,000 plus bonus / incentives
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Closes
Nov 10, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Engineering
Work Function
Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time

Yeast Molecular Biologist

Company: Trait Biosciences

Location: Los Alamos, NM

Compensation: $90K - $100K + Bonus/Incentives

How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Emily Westermeier at emily@traibio.com Include your latest research and/or any publications.

 

About this opportunity:

Trait Biosciences is an emerging cannabis biotechnology company harnessing the best in class research scientists in biotechnology and cannabis R&D to change the face of the industry. Our team of scientists and collaborators are developing cannabis / hemp specific products.

This is an opportunity to establish yeast fermenters to optimize production of water-soluble cannabinoids in yeast and plant cell suspension cultures and product separation technologies from the lab to pilot plant scale.

Learn more about Trait Biosciences at traitbio.com

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Phd in biochemical engineering, bioengineering, biomolecular engineering, chemical engineering, fermentation science, or other related fields
  • 2+ years of Post-doctoral research, training, and experience desired
  • Extensive experience working with yeast
  • Proficient with molecular biology techniques
  • Demonstration of procedural optimization - direct experience optimizing fermentation processes, ideally related to yeast
  • Problem Solving - ability to identify and solve all scientific related problems
  • Communication Impact - strong written and verbal communication skills internally and externally for the needs of the target audience