Sr. Fermentation Scientist
Hello and pleasure to meet you!
We are Cultivated, and we are looking for a great new team member to join us on our amazing journey to improve the food system with creamy, dairy-free, indulgence!
Wädenswil, Zurich, Switzerland
About Cultivated Biosciences
Our mission is to empower plant-based dairy to give it the creaminess and mouthfeel consumers strive for. To do this we are developing creamy fat ingredients from non-GMO yeast to be sold as B2B ingredients. We have a fantastic team, investors and advisors by our side, such as Arturo Elizondo and Lukas Böni, and are now eager to make better ingredients than any factory farm could together with you!
Recently, Paul from TechCrunch also wrote about what we’re doing at Cultivated, you can find more here
As Senior Fermentation Scientist, you will be responsible for leading the effort to develop processes to make our yeast fat and delicious. You will work with microbiologists, downstream engineers, and food technologists to improve the yield and make sure the yeast has properties for a desirable final product.
What you need to succeed
Masters in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or similar
Ph.D. within the area and/or > 3 years industry experience
Experience in experimental design, statistical data analysis.
Experience with bioreactor, benchtop or pilot plant
Experience with oleaginous yeast or other oleaginous microorganisms
A proactive attitude
Willingness to learn quickly new things.
Feel free to apply if you don't check all of our criteria, we are eager to learn about you
We are a young and dynamic startup based in Zurich, creating a revolutionizing ingredient for plant-based dairy. We function with a flat hierarchy. The teams’ success will be the company’s success.
We will offer the following:
Flexible working hours
Workplace with lake view!
Regular team events (including retreats in the Swiss alps!)
A competitive salary package including stock option
An inclusive and diverse team, that also enjoys to spend time together
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.