Research and Development Liver Project Scientist Intern

Position Description:

Miromatrix is a biotechnology company on a mission to save and drastically improve countless lives by eliminating the organ transplant waiting list. Through our proprietary perfusion decellularization and recellularization technology, we are bioengineering human livers and kidneys to solve the large unmet clinical need that exists today.  Our decellularization technology has been used to manufacture our commercialized liver-derived soft tissue reinforcement, MIROMESH®, and advanced wound care, MIRODERM® products, and will provide the foundation for our advanced whole-organ products.

Miromatrix has a 3-month paid internship opening for a highly-motivated individual who wants to join our team in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment. We are looking for a talented Scientist to intern with our Liver Project. In this role, primary responsibilities will include:

Responsibilities:

  • Liver cell isolation

  • Mammalian Cell Culture

  • Bioreactor maintenance and sampling

  • Preparation of isolation and cell culture solutions

  • Staining/Microscopy

  • Preparing and autoclaving supplies

Required Qualifications:

Miromatrix seeks an individual who has completed at least their junior year in one of the Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences or Engineering disciplines including Tissue or Biomedical engineering. The candidate will be proficient in cell biology and aseptic technique.  Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential as well as enthusiasm for a collaborative work culture.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with prior biological laboratory and cell culture experience. Individuals with a Masters or PhD are encouraged to apply.

 Please send your resume and cover letter to wwoodley@miromatrix.com.

Miromatrix is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, and any other characteristic protected by law. Job offer is contingent upon a background check and drug screening.

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Email cover letter and resume to wwoodley@miromatrix.com