Product Development Scientist // Kidney Team

 

Position Description:

 Miromatrix is a Minnesota-based biotechnology company engaged in the development of fully biological human organs to solve the chronic shortage of transplantable organs, utilizing its patented perfusion decellularization/recellularization technology. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing company with novel products.

 Miromatrix has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual who wants to join our Kidney Team in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment. We are looking for a talented Product Development Scientist to assist in the development of a novel bioengineered kidney graft for the treatment of kidney failure.

 Responsibilities:

  • Mammalian (adherent) cell culture

  • Primary cell isolation and expansion

  • Graft seeding

  • Solution and culture media preparation

  • Bioreactor maintenance and media changes

  • Harvest and decellularization of porcine kidneys

  • Characterization of kidney function

  • Assistance with preclinical studies

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in one of the Life Sciences or Engineering disciplines including Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, or Tissue Engineering

  • Highly proficient in adherent mammalian cell culture with at least 2 years of experience

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Enthusiasm for a collaborative work culture and desire to make a positive impact

 

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with prior cell culture and cell biology experience, either industry or academic related. Additional experience in primary cell isolation, renal physiology, biomaterials, kidney histology/pathology, and/or the characterization of kidney function are definite pluses. We encourage those with industrial or academic regenerative medicine or tissue engineering experience to apply.
 

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Email cover letter and resume to ddavidow@miromatrix.com