Senior Product Development Scientist
Kidney Team Lead
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, as well as organ-derived biological products such as MIROMESH® and MIRODERM® for soft tissue reinforcement and advanced wound care, respectively. 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 team in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment. We are looking for a talented Senior Development Scientist to lead our Kidney Team in the development of a novel recellularized kidney graft for the treatment of kidney failure.
- Experiment planning
- Characterization of kidney function
- Cell culture
- Bioreactor seeding
- Decellularization of kidneys
- Preclinical studies
- BS degree in one of the Sciences or Engineering disciplines including Tissue or Biomedical Engineering
- Highly proficient in tissue engineering, cell biology and cell culture
- At least 5 years of relevant experience
- Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential
- Enthusiasm for a collaborative work culture
Preference will be given to those with prior tissue engineering experience and a background in regenerative medicine, either industry or academic related. Additional experience in the characterization of kidney function, primary cell culture, extracellular matrix, and/or endothelial cell culture are definite pluses as well as an MS or PhD in a biology or engineering discipline, or an MD.
We encourage those with industrial regenerative medicine or tissue engineering experience to apply.
Miromatrix offers a competitive compensation package with great growth potential. The Company is committed to providing a safe, fair and enjoyable work environment. Job offer will be contingent upon a pre-employment background check and drug screening. Miromatrix Medical Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.