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Research Associate 111 views

San Francisco, CA

About Us
Mission Barns is where some of the world’s smartest, most passionate people are pioneering the future of food. We are scaling up and optimizing our process to provide sustainable, safe, and humane meat products to the world. 
We are a venture-backed startup with decades of experience in cell biology, tissue engineering, media development, food science, bioreactor design, and more. We’re united by our collective drive to solve difficult problems, ask tough questions, and apply cutting-edge science and engineering. At Mission Barns, you’ll have the freedom to dream big and do the best work of your life.
As a Research Associate, you will perform experiments to develop Mission Barns’ technology platform. Cell culture, bioassay execution, experimental planning, and data analysis will be part of your daily routine.


  • Full-time, exempt
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full time employees enjoy medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible holiday and vacation time, stock options, 401k, and ample opportunity for career advancement as the company grows.
  • Responsibilities

  • Cell culture maintenance and analysis
  • Bioassay execution
  • Cell culture media preparation
  • Bioreactor process initiation, seeding, monitoring, harvesting, and termination
  • Rigorous experimental design, documentation, and data analysis
  • Cell culture material cleaning, sterilization, and organization
  • About You

  • B.S. in Biological or Chemical Sciences/Engineering
  • 2+ years of biological lab experience, preferably in an industry setting
  • Proficient in aseptic technique
  • Experience with animal (including human) cell culture
  • Experience in either cell line development, cell culture media development, bioprocess development, or tissue engineering
  • Works well both independently and collaboratively
  • Eager to learn, grow, and contribute
  • Able to communicate technical information explicitly and concisely
  • Attitudinally constructive and positive
  • Passionate about and/or intellectually interested in the technology and/or Mission
  • Full Time Exempt employees enjoy 99% coverage for medical, dental and vision benefits, commuter benefits, a 401K, flexible holiday and vacation time, stock options, a dog and pig friendly office, a brand new state of the art office close to 101, I-80, walking distance to public transit (BART, MUNI, SamTrans), an unlimited supply of snacks, flavored waters, coffee, tea and ample career advancement as the company grows.
    Mission Barns is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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    • Company Address 2618 8th St Berkeley, CA 94710
    • City Berkeley
    • Location California
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