Fermentation Scientist

Posted: December 20, 2021

Closing: February 28, 2022

Balletic Foods is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Scientist to lead our fermentation team.

About Us
Balletic Foods is a California based company working towards a sustainable food system by combining science and technology to create new sources of animal-free protein. If you are passionate about using biotechnology to build sustainable new sources of animal-free protein, join our team of scientists and entrepreneurs to change the world’s food system.


  • A self-starter with excellent organizational & communication skills
  • A positive and inclusive team player 
  • Passionate about changing the world's food system
  • Highly effective at planning and problem-solving
  • Taking ownership, prioritize responsibilities, and able to multitask


  • Develop fermentation protocols and create corresponding documentation, reports and SOPs
  • Installation, running, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of fermenters 
  • Data analysis to evaluate and optimize fermentation process parameters
  • Feedstock optimization
  • Development of upstream techniques and downstream purification of recombinant proteins


  • M.S. microbiology, biochemistry, chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering or a related field
  • 2+ years experience in developing and optimizing biological processes in bio-pharma or biotech
  • Strong background in microbial fermentation, including experience in developing and implementation of microbial fermentation processes
  • Experience working on lab scale fermentation implementation and process development
  • Familiarity with downstream processing is a plus

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please contact [careers@balleticfoods.com].

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