Sugarlogix (Zimitech, Inc.) headquartered in Berkeley, California, is a biotechnology company creating prebiotic sugars with functional benefits for healthier products by utilizing its specialty in oligosaccharide metabolism. As an early stage company, we look forward to having you on board to build the fundamentals and to help shape our direction.

Sugarlogix is seeking a Research Associate,Fermentation Engineering to operate bench-top and industrial-size fermenters for a microbial conversion process.

Detailed Job Description

  • Operate bench-top fermenters in batch and in continuous mode.
  • Monitor and optimize fermenter performance by performing high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), measuring OD600 of the samples, and controlling fermentation conditions.
  • Apply adsorption and chromatography techniques for separating and purifying the products from fermentation.

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ year laboratory experience working with microorganisms.
  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, Microbiology, Bioengineering or relevant fields.
  • Work well under pressure, thrive as part of a team and motivated to work independently.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in basic molecular biology techniques to construct a genetically modified organisms.

Be Part of the Revolution!

Next program starts Winter 2017. Applications due September 30th!