Scientist, Protein Structuring

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New York City, New York

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
SIMULATEs mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable nutrition. SIMULATEs first product, NUGGS, is a chicken nugget simulation made from plant inputs. Since NUGGS launched in the Summer of 2019, NUGGS has evolved into the fastest growing chicken nugget on the planet. SIMULATE is currently developing new nutrition technologies, some that will launch later in the year.

As a Scientist at SIMULATE, you will:

* Identify new technologies in enzymology to structure plant-based polymers
* Characterize, develop, and optimize enzyme activity and protein-protein interactions in plant-based proteins

* Clearly explain trends in your development process to be understood in layman’s and subject matter expert’s terms

* Work collaboratively with other Product Team members to incorporate flavor, color, and other mission-critical aspects of product success

* Scale up findings from bench top to commercialization


* You have studied in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering or related field
* You have highly developed project management skills and are a self-starter
* You have experience in setting up and managing a microbiology lab
* You have experience at a startup
* You have a drive to enable novel methods of structuring proteins to create textures indistinguishable from animal-based chicken