Yeast Molecular Biologist

Yeast Molecular Biologist

Trait Biosciences

Los Alamos, NM, United States

Yeast Molecular Biologist

Company: Trait Biosciences
Location: Los Alamos, NM
Compensation: $90K – $100K + Bonus/Incentives

How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Emily Westermeier at Include your latest research and/or any publications.

About this opportunity:
Trait Biosciences is an emerging cannabis biotechnology company harnessing the best in class research scientists in biotechnology and cannabis R&D to change the face of the industry. Our team of scientists and collaborators are developing cannabis / hemp specific products.

This is an opportunity to establish yeast fermenters to optimize production of water-soluble cannabinoids in yeast and plant cell suspension cultures and product separation technologies from the lab to pilot plant scale.

Learn more about Trait Biosciences at
*What we’re looking for:

Phd in biochemical engineering, bioengineering, biomolecular engineering, chemical engineering, fermentation science, or other related fields
2+ years of Post-doctoral research, training, and experience desired
Extensive experience working with yeast
Proficient with molecular biology techniques
Demonstration of procedural optimization – direct experience optimizing fermentation processes, ideally related to yeast
Problem Solving – ability to identify and solve all scientific related problems
Communication Impact – strong written and verbal communication skills internally and externally for the needs of the target audience


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Yeast Molecular Biologist