Biochemist

Faircraft is hiring!

About

Faircraft is a venture backed company developing a sustainable alternative to conventional leather.

Leveraging advanced cellular culture and material science techniques, we are putting ground breaking science at the service of fashion designers across the world through a material that is both highly sustainable and exciting to work with.

Job Description

Faircraft develops a sustainable alternative to leather based on cell culture.

We are looking for a skilled biochemist to join our Applied Research team. Your knowledge in biomolecule extraction, purification and characterization will be needed to fulfill your missions at Faircraft. You will be part of a highly skilled and interdisciplinary team of world-class scientists working in the development of our high quality cultivated leather.

Responsibilities :

  • Perform and optimize processes for extraction and purification of biomolecules from various sources.

  • Perform biochemical and functional characterization of extracted biomolecules.

  • Evaluate the compatibility of the produced biomolecules with cell cultures.

  • Conduct studies to evaluate and improve quality and yield of biomolecules, ranging from lab-scale to pilot plant and manufacturing scale.

  • Maintain records of experimental results and contribute to the writing protocols and SOPs.

Preferred Experience

  • PhD in Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related field.

  • Experience in biomolecule extraction, purification and characterization, including FPLC/HPLC chromatography.

  • Preferred: Experience in eukaryotic cell culture under a microbiological safety cabinet in sterile conditions.

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills, proficiency in English.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Education Level: PhD and more
  • Experience: > 2 years