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Research Associate (Cell Line Development)

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At the forefront of farming and food, Memphis Meats is innovating new ways to produce real meat, without the need to breed, feed and slaughter animals. Our process begins with an animal cell, which is cultivated and harvested as meat. Memphis Meats is a mission-driven company focused on bringing to meat lovers an authentic product that is truly humane, sustainably produced, nutritious and delicious! We are now expanding our team of dedicated professionals across disciplines to make better meat for a better world.

About this Job

The R&D Research Associate (Cell Line Development) will be responsible for setting up and running experiments to develop, characterize, and QC cell lines under the direction of team leadership. The R&D Research Associate will also aid in the analysis and interpret data and provide input for future experiments.



Duties Include
* Animal cell/tissue culture techniques including thawing, subculturing, freezing, and single-cell cloning
* Set up and execute experiments-done independently or with guidance from team/project lead for complex experiments 
* Proficient data collection, monitoring, and recordation. Take an active role in determining the next steps alongside the project team/lead 
* Works across traditional and high throughput cell culture platforms at multiple scales
* Routine cell line characterization with molecular and immunology tools.
* Maintenance of a safe, clean & organized working environment

About You
* BS/BA/MS in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering or closely related science with 2+ years of animal cell culture experience 
* Working knowledge and hands-on experience of cell culture processes with superb aseptic technique
* Hands-on experience on extracting genomic DNA, PCR genotyping, and PCR sequencing analysis
* Ability and willingness to follow experimental and standard operating procedures
* Detail-oriented and organized laboratory notebook keeping of experimental designs and results
* Fosters a team environment by collaborating scientifically with team members 
* When necessary, willing and able to work outside of business hours

Memphis Meats is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. 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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