Director of Strain Development
What they do:
Mushroom-based products such as cutlets and steaks.
Based in Boulder, Colorado, Meati Foods was founded on the principle that finding the right protein should be easy and consumers should never have to choose between health, taste, or the environment. Our team is passionate about making the world a better place from a nutritional, mental, and environmental perspective. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Meati Foods a lively, enjoyable, and inclusive place to work.
Meati Foods is looking for a Director of Strain Development to join our team. In this role, you will be playing a vital role in advancing our fundamental understanding of the mycelium and developing the strains that will be used in our fermentation process to make the core ingredient for Meati products. This position is a key member of the fermentation leadership team as a voice for the potential of the strain, setting direction for multiple teams, establishing R&D processes and targets, and helping achieve aggressive timelines. We are looking for a highly experienced scientist with previous industrial experience, strong relationship management, project management, and strategic thinking. You have experience with molecular biology, metabolic modeling, microbial physiology, strain engineering, and bioinformatics. This role reports to the VP, Fermentation R&D and works out of Meati’s Headquarters in Boulder, CO.