We’re looking for a Molecular Biologist to join our growing Research & Development team. If you are an expert at subcloning, but also love knocking out a clone of your favorite NEIPA this might just be your dream job!

Omega Yeast Labs was founded in 2013 and grows high quality, ready-to-pitch liquid yeast for professional and home brewers. We’re known for our progressive propagation techniques, innovative strains and reliable, responsive service.

We love what we do with energy and excitement! We have a commitment to authenticity, friendliness and approachability which means that we connect on a personal level with brewers and our staff. We’re fun, casual and sincere. Our people are engaging, invested, self-starters who make things happen because we believe we can do it better. We’re nerds and we’re cool with that!

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: M.S. or PhD in biology/biochemistry or related field.
Experience: Five years of research experience in a relevant field of study.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: B.S. in biology/biochemistry or related field.
Work Experience: Previous experience in molecular biology.

  • Strong molecular biology skills including various cloning methods and CRISPR-cas9 design strategies
  • Ability to train others
  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field
  • Strong knowledge of research techniques/methods
  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and an ability to work consistently and accurately.
  • Organizational and prioritization skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Proficient in standard computer programs (e.g. Microsoft Excel, cloning software).

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in strain design, molecular cloning and genomic applications.
  • Conduct experiments including the conceptual design, method development, documentation and interpretation of results.
  • Perform fermentation trials with yeast and bacterial cultures.
  • Manage inventory and organization of common lab reagents (ie. chemicals, enzymes, yeast and bacterial strain stocks).
  • Prepare common lab reagents (ie. medias and shared solutions).
  • Maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Collaborate with labmates.
  • Provide training in experimental techniques and laboratory protocols.
  • Help to troubleshoot and answer questions.
  • Attend R&D meetings and company activities.
  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Assist with preparation of presentations, manuscripts and other documents.
  • Present at meetings/conferences on behalf of Omega Yeast

Benefits:
Pay is commensurate with experience.
Benefits include company-subsidized health insurance, vision, dental, flexible spending account, 401k, and paid vacation time.

Position Type

Full time, exempt