Sr Scientist, Microbiology

San Diego, California

Work Arrangement: In Office

(Senior) Scientist, Microbiology

If culture and mentorship are your priorities – you’ve found your match. This pioneer research lab is looking to support and promote a talented Scientist who will assist in advancing sustainability through bold innovations. The ideal professional will have a strong background in Microbiology and an eagerness to join and contribute to a tight knit, mutually supportive community of skilled experts.

What you will do:

  • Design experiments, test growth rates, run assays, etc. 
  • Conduct aerobic and anaerobic bacterial cultivation and isolation
  • Perform growth media preparation, growth media optimization, and scaling up fermentation production from small scale to medium and/or large scale.

Who you are:

  • PhD with 1+ years post graduate industry experience, ideally in the agricultural space.
  • Experience with aerobic and anaerobic bacterial cultivation and isolation
  • Experience with designing experiments and mentoring research associates. 

What does this position pay?
Compensation is determined by several factors which may include skillset, experience level, and geographic location. The expected range for this role is $115k – $150k annually. Please note this range is an estimate and actual pay may vary based on qualifications and experience.

Please email your resume to if you’d like to work alongside some of the finest professionals in the life science industry!

Note: We actively support and promote people of various backgrounds, from race, religion, gender to geographical area, university, lifestyle, and personality type. Proven Recruiting is minority-owned, majority women, and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the broader community. Apply today!


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