About Us:

Culture Biosciences has built the first cloud bioreactor facility. Customers use our platform to develop new bio-synthesized therapeutics, sustainable foods and sustainable agricultural products. At Culture we combine our passions for engineering and operations to develop and scale our unique technology. We value curiosity, clear communication, kindness, collaboration, customer focus and a drive for results.

To learn more about our product, check out this short explainer video.

The Opportunity: 

Culture Biosciences is looking for a Bioprocess Applications Specialist to partner with our Business Development and Marketing teams in growing the adoption of our platform. This opportunity is ideal for a bench-facing scientist looking to transition to client-facing work, leveraging your technical expertise to attract and engage prospective partners for Culture.

What you'll do:

  • Support our business development efforts by joining meetings with prospective partners to conduct feasibility assessments, answer technical questions, and give demos of our software.
  • Educate scientists and engineers at prospective partner companies about the technical specifications and capabilities of our cloud bioreactor’s hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Learn more about prospective partners’ work and explain to them how Culture can help them achieve their research goals more efficiently. 
  • Write technical content and whitepapers showcasing the benefits of our platform to a technical audience. 
  • Prepare and present at industry conferences about use-cases and data showcasing real examples of how Culture can help partnering companies. 
  • Partner with both Business Development, Marketing, and Product teams to be the “voice of our customer” from a technical perspective to inform resource allocation and prioritization. 

In return, we will support you by:

  • Placing a high degree of trust in your ideas and execution.
  • Coaching you in building client relationships and thinking strategically about business partnerships.
  • Providing a low-stress work environment.
  • Making ourselves available for collaboration.
  • Caring about you as a whole person.
  • Supporting your personal and professional growth.

About you:

  • You have 5+ years of experience doing upstream bioprocess development work in bench-scale bioreactors, either for cell culture or fermentation (ideally both).
  • You are an adept communicator. You are able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • You have a wide range of interests and you’re very curious about people.
  • You consider empathy, self-awareness, and introspection as some of your core strengths. 
  • You’re authentic and you don’t feel the need to oversell yourself.

Location & Schedule:

  • This is a remote-flexible position. We’re looking for someone based in the San Francisco Bay Area who is able to work in person at our office in South San Francisco at least 1 day per week, on Wednesdays.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA (prorated based on start-date)
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • 3 weeks of accrued paid time off, 10 paid company holidays and a week-long winter break
  • 12 weeks of parental leave at full salary
  • Annual L&D stipend for conferences, continuing education, etc.
  • WFH stipend of $500 for home office improvements
  • For onsite employees:
    • Commuter benefits
    • Access to on-site child care facility, subject to availability
    • Free onsite breakfast, lunch, snacks, coffee, and gym (varies based on COVID-19 restrictions)

Culture Biosciences provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. We seek to build a company that promotes inclusion and expands the diversity of our industry as a whole. We encourage people with identities underrepresented in biotech and technology to apply.

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