Yeast Molecular Biologist

Los Alamos, New Mexico
$90,000 - $100,000 plus bonus / incentives
Oct 11, 2018
Nov 10, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Engineering
Work Function
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 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


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