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Scientist – Cell Culture 130 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 Cell Culture Scientist, you will design and execute scientific workflows to develop Mission Barns’ technology platform. You will collaborate with colleagues both within and across teams to advance our mission to produce safe, humane, and sustainable cultivated fat. This role is ripe for innovation and discovery, with responsibilities encompassing conceptualization, experimental design, execution, documentation, synthesis, and communication of research findings. Title and responsibilities will be commensurate with experience. 


  • 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 system development including cell line, media, processing reagent, and platform development
  • Planning and execution of scientific workflows based on company objectives
  • Rigorous experimental design, documentation, and data analysis
  • Concise and effective reporting and presentation of data
  • Provide creative solutions and demonstrate critical thinking
  • Collaborate with team members to support upstream and downstream work
  • About You

  • Ph.D in Biological Sciences/Engineering or 7+ years of Biological industry experience is required. Advanced degree and industry experience is preferred.
  • Animal primary cell culture expertise
  • Expertise in cell differentiation, animal-component-free media development, biological process development, or tissue engineering
  • Strong track record of peer-reviewed papers is preferred
  • Scientific rigor towards continuous improvement of state-of-the-art cell culture technologies Mission Barns
  • Ability to show adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Works well both independently and collaboratively
  • Eager to learn, grow, and contribute
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills
  • 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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