Zymergen is hiring for the position of Research Associate in our Fermentation Operations team. The Fermentation team at Zymergen is responsible for screening engineered strains and executing fermentation experiments for method development and technical transfer. This Research Associates position will be responsible for executing fermentation experiments using automated fermentation systems (Ambr). We are looking for members of the Fermentation team to be able to handle high complexity in day to day operations, be well-organized, energetic, collaborative, and fully engaged.
Job Description and Specific Responsibilities
Immediate responsibilities include:
We prefer candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, microbiology, biology, chemistry, engineering, or other quantitative disciplines with greater than 4 years of relevant experience working in manufacturing or laboratory environments. We prefer Associates with experience in some or all of the following areas:
Shift work and weekend work may be required. The position will require work outside of the normal business hours (M-F 9-6) including weekends and holidays.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.
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