Research Associate

Cultured Decadence is a cellular aquaculture company creating novel methods to make crustacean products using cell culture and tissue engineering techniques. Along this journey, we are searching for a dedicated research associate to help advance the research and development of this technology and pioneer this emerging industry.  


Key Responsibilities 

  • Use animal cell/tissue culture to isolate cells of interest, establish cell lines, and develop subculturing, freeze/thaw, and characterization of cells of interest

  • Set up and perform experiments independently and as a team

  • Proficient in data collection and analysis

  • Troubleshooting issues with developing technologies

  • Routine lab maintenance activities

  • Drafting batch records, SOPs, and reports as needed

  • Use cell-based manipulation within bio-food-technology mindset

  • Adhering to and enforcing good lab practices by following lab guidelines


Required Skills and Background

  • AS/BS in relevant field with 2+ experience animal cell culture experience

  • Understanding of product, field, and industry

  • Excellent aseptic technique 

  • Experience isolating DNA, RNA, PCR genotyping, and PCR sequencing analysis a plus

  • Detail oriented, with excellent data collection and recording for experimental design and results 


What We Offer

  • Competitive salary, healthcare, retirement plan, and stock ownership plan

  • Opportunity to join an experienced cell-cultured meat startup team 

  • Collaborative work environment 

This is a full-time position located in Madison, WI. Cultured Decadence is an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, veteran status, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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