Duties & Responsibilities:

You will be supporting scientists by preparing and conducting experiments on plants. This includes molecular biology work as well as some biochemistry.

Desired Outcomes:

  • Free up 10% of all scientists time to focus on higher value activities

  • Learn new skills beyond assigned job tasks

Education & Experience: 

  • B.S. in Biology, Plant Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biology or related field

  • minimum of 2 year hands on laboratory experience required 

Required Skills:

Here are the minimum required lab skills you need to have before applying for the job:

  • Running DNA gel electrophoresis

  • Making media, agar plates, gels, stock solutions (by following simple dilutions) and antibiotic stocks

  • DNA purification (genomic and/or plasmid)

  • End-point PCR

  • RNA isolations 

Other Criteria:

  • You have worked in a lab setting

  • You are excited about our mission to create animal-free food

  • You are very organized and detailed oriented

  • You are eager to learn

  • You have strong foundational science comprehension and are able to apply basic concepts to developing and troubleshooting experiments.

  • You enjoy working in a group but are able to work independently

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience working with:

    • Multiple cloning techniques

    • Sanger sequencing

    • qPCR and/or ddPCR

Start Date:

Desired start date: Immediately