Senior Scientist – Molecular biology

Future Meat technologies

Job description:

Why Future Meat?
Future Meat Technologies is a FoodTech company that’s racing towards bringing delicious and cost-effective cultivated meat to the world! We opened the world’s first industrial line for cultured meat, with the power to scale production of delicious, cultured products that every household will love. If you share our enthusiasm and dream – you’re our person!!!

Summary of role and team:
As a Senior molecular biologist, you will lead the molecular biology lab and manage genetics-related projects within Future Meat Technologies. You will be part of our biology and genomics team and will collaborate closely with scientific and regulatory experts.

Your day-to-day:
• As the company’s molecular biology expert, you will lead and manage projects related to development and characterization of new cell lines.
• You will collaborate with scientists from different divisions within the company. Your collaboration will be required to answer key question in the genomics and metabolomics fields.
• Plan studies utilizing genomic data to answer biological questions and facilitate the development of new cell lines.
• You will work closely with our computational biologists to execute analysis of large-scale sequencing data (RNA-seq and whole genome).
• Communicate findings in simple yet accurate manner in presentations, reports, publications, and patents.
• Manage Junior scientist

Required qualifications:

The ideal candidate

• PhD or equivalent in relevant discipline (molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology).
• Experience in creating, developing, and running cellular assays; engineering cell lines to express or knock-down genes of interest, interrogating cellular signal transduction and metabolic pathways (PCR, rt-PCR, CRISPR genome editing, genotyping, mutagenesis, transfections, stable line generation, DNA and RNA preparation).
• Experience with cell culture (mammalian or avian, adherent or suspension).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, an ability to mentor junior staff, and a history of building strong professional relationships
• Highly organized and accurate.
• Ability to multi-task and handle many projects simultaneously under minimal supervision
• Ability to work in a dynamic & fast-paced environment

Nice to Have:
• 2+ years of experience within industry (pharma, biotech, food) .
• Experience with metabolic pathways- analysis and manipulations.
• experience with accurate and diligent documentation of work, reagent preparation and sample tracking (electronic lab notebook).
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team
• Problem-solving mind
• Knowledge in developmental biology & differentiation

If you want to be a part of a product that has a wide impact on the world, your place is with us. Join the revolution today. Join FMT!

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