Product Development Scientist // Kidney Team
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.
Mammalian (adherent) cell culture
Primary cell isolation and expansion
Solution and culture media preparation
Bioreactor maintenance and media changes
Harvest and decellularization of porcine kidneys
Characterization of kidney function
Assistance with preclinical studies
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
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.