Scientist: Cell Metabolism & Signaling

Wild Type

Location: San Francisco, CA

About us

Wild Type’s mission is to create the cleanest, most sustainable seafood on the planet. We are using cellular agriculture technologies to address the most pressing challenges of our generation: climate change, food security, and health. Join us in transforming our food system for good!

About the job

- Work with our media development team to push the boundaries of traditional media formulations for food-related species

- Conduct focused independent experiments to develop, characterize, and validate novel formulations of cell culture media

- Perform high-throughput screens for novel media formulations

- Train research associates on new assays and techniques

- Perform tissue culture work, including culture maintenance, characterization, and expansion

About you

- A deep understanding of metabolic pathways with an ability to conduct related mechanistic studies, as demonstrated by relevant projects or prior work experience is a must

- Able to apply expertise to the development and testing of novel cell culture media formulations

- Ph.D. in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field with a focus on metabolic pathways

- Able to work independently in the context of experimental design, execution, optimization, data analysis, and interpretation of scientific results

- Mission-driven, creative, and entrepreneurial; able to move projects forward in the face of continuously evolving priorities

- Proficiency in statistical tools and Design of Experiments is a plus, but not required

- Experience in developing xeno-free, serum-free, chemically-defined, custom, or basal cell culture media is preferred

Sounds interesting?