Fermentation Research Associate
Aerotek – Berkeley, CA – Job Description: This position is for a Fermentation Research Associate to help run fermentation processes. In its most basic form this position will include setup/ teardown, sampling, and documenting bench-scale fermentation experiments. As this employee develops, the role will expand to include some experimental design, troubleshooting, and process improvement. Qualifications: A BA/BS with 0-8 years of hands-on (set-up, inoculation, and process improvement) fermentation experience is preferred, however an Associate’s degree with 2-4 years of applicable experience is a minimum requirement. Knowledge of microbiology (understand how yeast and bacteria work) and aseptic technique (technique used to minimize contamination) Experience with a Fermentation process (ie: Biopharma, Brewing, etc) Lab Experience & Mechanical Aptitude (problem solver with attention to detail) The ideal candidate will have some direct fermentation experience, and only need to be oriented to our specif… – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.