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WANTED: Associate Research Scientist for CBD Product, Los Alamos, New Mexico

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Guest Heather Nicole

Associate Research Scientist

Salary Range from: $72,000 to $85,000 annual base plus bonus

Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico

Trait Biosciences Inc. is a global leader in cannabinoid research, focused on developing technologies that enable the production of safe, high-quality, predictable, and efficacious CBD products. We’re making huge advancements with our revolutionary technology enabling the production of truly water-soluble cannabinoids for the CBD industry. Our mission is to develop the world’s most comprehensive integrated approach to cannabinoid science, insights, and technology. Learn more about our work here: http://www.traitbio.com/

We have an incredible opportunity for an Associate Research Scientist experienced in fermentation biotechnology at our state of the art Los Alamos, New Mexico lab where you will be a key part of a small multidisciplinary team focused on commercialization, scale-up, and product development. We run lab-scale bioreactors for process development, strain evaluation, and scale up production. Our team builds our process to commercial manufacturing scale in partnership with external contract manufacturing organizations. Your role will grow along with the scope of the challenges you’ll take on as this group continues to grow. 

A day in the life at Trait Biosciences as our Associate Research Scientist:

Setup and operate high performance bioreactors performing quantitative analysis

Responsible for designing and assisting in the design, execution, and data analysis of projects

Scale process to manufacturing capability

Perform and monitor upstream processes

Prepare samples for analysis

Sample optimization for commercialization 

Collaborate with downstream processes team towards finished product

Other duties as needed

Who are you?

Advanced degree and/or experience in microbiology, biochemical engineering, biotechnology, fermentation engineering, or a related field

2-5 years of fermentation scale up experience in an industry/corporate fermentation laboratory

Experience with setup and operation of high-performance bioreactors and quantitative analysis of fermentation data 

Experience carrying out upstream processing, including seed propagation, microorganism management, fermentation engineering, specification development, and related analytical techniques

Familiarity working with GM organisms 

Great communicator - written and verbal

Team player and collaborator

Critical thinker and problem solver 

Self starter who enjoys working autonomously as well as relationally collaborating with scientists to make appropriate and timely decisions to meet deadlines on experiments and projects 

High level of competency in understanding experimental procedures performed to assure the accuracy and quality of results

Operate using microbiology lab GLP and techniques, and safety protocols 


What We Do For You:

Competitive pay and bonus

Fun and flexible work environment where you will thrive in our state of the art lab providing the lab resources you need for your success

Opportunity to travel

Wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision

401k with matching contribution 

Flexible paid time off plus paid generous company holidays


If this sounds like you send cover letter and resume to hi@maryjanespeople.com and we'll be in touch.

Visit the Career page to learn more about Trait Bioscience here: https://traitbio.com/careers/

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