Pow.bio provides intelligent fermentation services for industrial and synthetic biology, helping turn great ideas into profitable products. Pow combines continuous fermentation with advanced control methodology to quickly optimize fermentation processes and deliver high yields at low costs. We provide small-scale tank space for bacteria, yeast, and filamentous fungus programs. Pow is a small team founded by a Berkeley PhD graduate and two industry veterans and is venture-funded.
Pow is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity. Pow offers competitive salary, benefits, and stock option programs. Pow is an early-stage startup spun out of a lab at UC Berkeley. We value creative, non-canonical thinkers, lovers of the planet, inventors of the future. In other words, you.
Pow is searching for a fermentation lead for our Intelligent Fermentation platform. You will work on a small team, designing and executing fermentations in various microbial organisms. The ideal candidate will have experience in microbial fermentation at bench and pilot scale, be a creative thinker, and solver of hard problems.
What we expect in the first…
Week: Join our team, get familiar with the lab, and start designing your first fermentation.
Month: Run your first bench and pilot scale fermentations. Design experiments and construct fermentation dashboards.
Year: Grow with a growing team. Mentor junior scientists and interns. Learn new techniques and skills: lab, data, and people-based. Prepare presentations and documents for partners and prospective investors. Assist in building out a new lab and in hiring new team members.