1+ months

Fermentation Scientist

Kelly Services
Boulder, CO 80305
Fermentation Scientist

Direct Hire


We are looking for a fermentation scientist to join our growing team! They must be passionate and knowledgeable about bioreactor fermentation, while also competently representing the companys mission and core values. This role will be responsible for improving our sustainable protein cultivation. The ideal applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small cross-functional team in a fast paced, collaborative, start-up environment.

**Roles and Responsibilities:**

+ Lead or participate in addressing critical issues in fermentation. Help set and execute the strategic and tactical direction in upstream process development and related technologies.

+ Identify, develop and implement novel upstream technologies required to meet project objectives with respect to protein production rate, titer, yield and purity, and to deliver material for toxicology testing, customer samples and commercial production.

+ Perform experiments at the benchtop scale for both semi-continuous and continuous operations

+ Participate in project team responsible for executing successful technology transfer and scale-up of fermentation and recovery processes to pilot plant.


+ MS/PhD in Microbiology, Biochemical Engineering or related discipline with experience in fermentation technology and process development.

+ Self-starter with strong organizational, analysis, process design, training and general communication skills.

+ Deep technical acumen and expertise in development, implementation and optimization of fermentation processes that reproduce bench scale results at the pilot plant and manufacturing scales.

+ Experience cultivating filamentous fungi is highly desired.

+ Past experience with operating chemostats highly desired.

+ Hands on mechanical and electrical experience required.

+ Ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods, climb, kneel, bend, and at times lift objects as heavy as 50 lbs.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-08-10 Expires: 2020-10-01

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