Research Associate

  • Triangle, NC, USA
  • Jun 19, 2020
Early Career (0-3 years) Data Analysis/Reporting Engineering/Technical Product Development/Supply Chain Research Agriculture/Food Tech

Job Description

Passionate about global nutrition? Worried about the effects on our climate due to animal agriculture? Ready to put your technical skills to create positive change in the world?

Us too!

We are looking for a scientist to join our team in Durham, North Carolina


You are a lab ninja

  • You feel comfortable preparing cell culture media and maintaining mammalian cells on a daily basis
  • You champion organization in the lab and on top of monitoring and maintaining our laboratory inventory, ordering accounts, and compliance  
  • Optimization of process and flow is in your nature
  • You are a meticulous record-keeper and sponge of team knowledge
  • Your voice is valued and you actively engage in regular scientific and broader all-hands team meetings 

You love tackling challenging problems with a team

  • You believe in our mission of working towards better infant nutrition, women's health, and sustainability
  • As a conscientious teammate, you're curious to learn from co-workers and share your personal passions
  • You enjoy working collaboratively with a broad and diverse team and stepping outside of your comfort zone
  • You're naturally inclined to think critically and creatively to work through murky problems
  • Ambiguity is your jam and you're able to strive ahead without direction
  • You hold yourself and others to the utmost ethical standards in all scientific and professional endeavors

Qualifications & Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences with 2+ years experience in a cell or molecular biology laboratory setting or Master’s degree in cell or molecular biology
  • Demonstrated proficiency with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique
  • Knowledge of recombinant DNA technology, biological assays, and light microscopy preferred