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Research Scientist

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Modern Meadow

Here at Modern Meadow we are harnessing the power of design, biology, and engineering to produce biofabricated leather materials. Applying the latest tools of biotechnology, we are creating a new type of materials company. As we continue to grow our analytics team is seeking to hire a Research Scientist.

Responsibilities:

- Lead and implement the development of methods to enable the analysis of biomolecules and impurities.

- Drive company's efforts in metabolomics and proteomics

- Design scientific studies with clear goals and deliverables. Summarize and present scientific results and recommendations internally and externally.

- Work closely with the Materials, Process Engineering, and Bioprocessing teams to facilitate and enable process development and protein characterization

- Draft SOPS and research reports as required

- Determine instrumental needs

Requirements:

- PhD in Chemistry or Biochemistry with a strong track record of contributions to the field of protein biochemistry.

- A minimum of 2 to 5 years of industry experience with the analysis of proteins.

- Extensive experience with operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of LC and GC mass spectrometry instruments. Experience with Agilent instruments and software is strongly preferred.

- The candidate should be familiar with the entire metabolomics and/or proteomics pipeline (including sample preparation, LC/GC and MS operation, data analysis) and must be able to conduct independent and creative research.

- Prior hands-on experience with multiple sample preparation techniques (extraction, SPE, derivatization, etc.)

- Possess good organizational, communication, analytical and technical writing skills

- Working knowledge of bioanalytical techniques (SDS PAGE, Western blotting, SEC, etc) is preferred

- Experience leading and mentoring a team of PhDs and Research Associates; must have strong soft skills as well as a strong technical background.

- Both effective team player and strong individual contributor, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high quality results under tight timeline.

- Excellent communication and presentation skills. Self-motivated, passionate and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

- Experience with JMP, R and python is strongly preferred.

Sounds interesting?