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We are currently seeking a senior scientist to support projects related to the engineering of microbial (fungal) hosts for metabolite and protein production. The candidate must have experience working with fungal systems. A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, metabolic engineering, and other related disciplines is expected. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.

Conagen scientists fungal biology

We are currently seeking a scientist to support the projects related to the metabolic engineering of conventional and non-conventional microbial hosts for the production of plant and microbial secondary metabolites. This position will focus on genetic modifications of fungal and bacterial strains and the candidate is expected to have a strong background in molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, metabolic engineering, and other related disciplines. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.

Conagen scientist

Conagen’s novel ingredients from biology are revolutionizing material science. Our adhesive is one such example and as a result, we are in need of a chemist with an interest in developing new high-performance sustainable materials for a wide range of applications. If you are the kind of person that is driven, curious, open-minded, with a strong foundation in materials research, and desire to innovate with sustainable one-of-a-kind ingredients, this could be the position you have been waiting for.

Creativity and curiosity are traits the chemist will need to invent a new era of sustainable materials. Experience with material science and the skills to synthesize, formulate, characterize, and test disruptive products, like adhesives, coatings, polymers, etc., is valued.

The chemist will also have the opportunity to perform groundbreaking research and expand Conagen’s intellectual property through invention disclosures and patent applications.

We are currently seeking a scientist to support the projects related to the metabolic engineering of conventional and non-conventional microbial hosts for the production of plant and microbial secondary metabolites. This position will focus on genetic modifications of fungal and bacterial strains and the candidate is expected to have a strong background in molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, metabolic engineering, and other related disciplines. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.

We are seeking a Fermentation Scientist-II to join the Process Development team at Conagen. The Process Development Group provides support through the development and optimization of production processes. Responsibilities include all aspects related to the development of a robust and scalable fermentation process and subsequent technical transfer of the process to manufacturing scale. The successful candidate will participate in a range of specific activities including, but not limited to: (1) defining unit operations, (2) fermentation process development, scale-up, and scale-down, (3) authoring technical reports, (4) training of junior staff. The successful candidate will also provide technical and scientific leadership and subject matter expertise, both in research and development, as well as in manufacturing. The individual is expected to provide technical leadership to various functional and strategic teams engaged in product/process development. The successful candidate will guide and mentor the process development associates, typically focusing on 2-3 projects at a time, while coordinating the overall project activities across much larger multi-functional and cross-divisional teams.

We are seeking a scientist to support the projects related to strain engineering of conventional and non-conventional microbial hosts for producing proteins and small molecules. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in the analytical chemistry of proteomics, metabolomics, and other related disciplines. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.

We are seeking a Research Associate to support our strain engineering efforts. The candidate is expected to have a good background in synthetic biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology and other related disciplines. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential. The successful candidate is a team player who takes pride in attention to detail, data delivery, and excels at time management. The candidate is also hardworking, meticulous and is expected to keep good lab notes. Communicates within and across teams.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director/Director of Bioanalytical Sciences who is a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of scientific, leadership, collaboration work, and management experience. The candidate is expected to provide scientific, technical and strategic leadership and oversight of the analytical core services, data review and analytical method development.