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RESEARCH LAB TECHNICIAN

Job Description 

We are looking for a lab technician to join our team. The right candidate will be extremely proficient in basic lab techniques and procedures. You will be assisting in the design, research set-up and execution of experiments that require a high-level of attention and diligence. You will be required to calibrate and handle sensitive equipment, work in and manage sterile environments, assist with ordering and maintaining lab supplies, and report and record experimental procedures and findings in meticulous detail. Our research techniques change in response to new findings, so the right candidate must be flexible and adept at learning new skills as our research evolves.

If you have lab experience, are passionate about changing how the world feeds itself, and you want to be a direct contributor to positive change for the environment and animal welfare, then this job may be right for you

 

Responsibilities:

  • Plasmid construction and plasmid sequencing data review.

  • Laboratory experiments involving protein gel electrophoresis and membrane transfer.

  • Western blotting, detection, and analysis using a chemiluminescence imager.

  • Experiment design: determining suitable controls and analysis.

  • Creating reproducible standard protocols and troubleshooting as necessary.

  • Working with other scientists to develop standard operating procedures.

  • Executing protocols to aid in an understanding of the properties of lipids and proteins.

Requirements:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in  microbiology, biology, chemistry, or a related field (or the equivalent experience in an academic laboratory).

  • Experience in a bioscience research lab.

  • Ability to keep accurate, organized records and maintain an electronic notebook.

  • Ability to clearly organize and archive samples.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other members of the project.

  • Ability to meet agreed upon deadlines, manage time effectively and work efficiently.

  • Ability to coordinate and participate in standard lab upkeep.

  • Strong basic math skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Passion for learning and contributing to a game-changing project.

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Applicants must be able to commute daily and work from our laboratory located in Downtown, Los Angeles CA

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Job Description 

We are looking for Research Associates to join our team. The right candidates shares our passion for environmental sustainability and the disruption of the animal agriculture industry. We are currently in the early phases of research and development so your work here will be instrumental in guiding the next generation of environmentally sustainable foods to market.

In this exciting role, you will work on the development, design, and expression optimization of novel proteins in plants. You will work with plants, bacteria, and perform various forms of fluorescence reporter assays. You will be expected to analyze experimental results, generate reports, and present findings at group meetings.

The right candidate will be highly proficient in basic lab techniques and procedures. You will be required to develop and execute complex experimental protocols. analyze resulting data, calibrate and handle sensitive equipment, work in and manage sterile environments, and report and record experimental procedures and findings in meticulous detail. Our research techniques change in response to new findings, so the right candidate must be flexible and adept at learning new skills as our research evolves.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Skillfully design and carry out experiments.

  • Analyze and present findings.

  • Be thought partners with senior scientists.

  • Work across:

    • Plasmid construction

    • PCR

    • E. coli culture

    • Plant and bacteria transformation

    • Fluorescent microscopy

    • Western blotting

    • Gel electrophoresis and membrane transfer

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in microbiology, biology, chemistry or a related field; or the equivalent experience in an academic laboratory.

  • 2 or more years of experience working in a biological lab setting during or after undergrad.

  • Ability to keep accurate, organized records and maintain an electronic notebook.

  • Ability to clearly organize and archive samples.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other members of the project.

  • Ability to meet agreed upon deadlines, manage time effectively and work efficiently.

  • Ability to coordinate and manage standard lab upkeep.

  • Strong basic math skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Has a passion for learning and contributing to a game-changing project.

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Applicants must be able to commute daily and work from our laboratory located in Downtown, Los Angeles CA

Job Type: Full-time