GreenLight is made up of some of the brightest scientists in the world. These dedicated individuals have immersed themselves in the Company’s cutting-edge scientific research and technology. GreenLight fosters a positive, collaborative, and creative work environment, where open communication is paramount and each individual learns from and teaches one another every day.

GreenLight seeks talented, driven employees with all levels of experience to join our research team and contribute to GreenLight’s continued growth and success.

GreenLight is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our workforce. We believe in a culture of transparency, integrity and inclusion.

To learn more, please contact Recruiting at hr@glbiosciences.com.


Current Openings


PROCESS DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN - FERMENTATION/CELL FREE LAB OPERATIONS
 

The Fermentation/Cell free Lab Operations Process Development Technician, GreenLight Biosciences, will work in a small team to execute to a high degree of excellence lab scale experiments, record data, and interact with the Scientists and Engineers with data analysis in a fast-paced environment. This hands on position requires a desire and ability to work as an integral part of multidisciplinary team, taking ownership of the actual laboratory fermentation/CF execution. The individual in this role will be capable of working with shake flasks, fermentation or cell free experiments at the 70mL, and 1-10L scale vessel. He/She will apply their knowledge of common fermentation/CF and other associated bioprocess unit operations involved in fermentation/CF enabling technical success of a complex and changing experimental plan. A
successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility, creativity and initiative applied to the various aspects of the position. In addition, they will be able to take ownership of execution, trouble shooting and corrective actions in the equipment or processes related to execution of the experiments. They will have strong observational and documentation skills.

This position will be responsible for the day-to-day fermentation/CF operations and will assist in the planning and improvement of efficient and effective lab practices. 
 
The PD Technician will comply company policies and practices for EHS and will support company and organizational targets and functional growth plans.  
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Accountability for your work performance and productivity
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of standard laboratory practices and equipment
  • Establish and follow written procedures for the clear and accurate documentation of equipment operation, process instructions and process data 
  • Operate and monitor fermentation and CFR processes ranging from microliter to 10L scale
  • Perform sample analysis such as dry cell weight, plating, etc 
  • Work with safe laboratory operations and contribute to a safe work culture 
  • Respectful of others 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1 year in Fermentation or Biochemistry Laboratory operations
  • Strong technical competence of scientific principles of fermentation, microbiology and basic chemistry  
  • Familiarity and practical understanding of how to correctly operate basic laboratory equipment: including fermenters, DO probes, pH meters, Mass Spec, lab scales,centrifuges, shakers, sterile hoods, etc. High through-put experience and implementation a plus
  • Proficiency in microbial culturing and aseptic technique 
  • Ability to maintain an orderly work area and ensure equipment is in good working order
  • Personal track record and accomplishments in laboratory and executing experiments 
  • Attention to detail and ownership of work is critical 
  • Ability to read and follow detailed instructions and record information accurately
  • Ability to observe and react with unexpected experimental results 
  • Data-driven decision maker with knowledge and experience in data management tools
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and demand on resources and accomplish goals. Excellent Communication, Leadership and Inter-Personal skills
  • High quality standards for one’s own work is required 
  • Strong Analytical, Problem Solving, Planning and Organizational skills
  • Ability to work successfully independently and in teams to meet objectives and timelines 
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Ability to work  evening shifts  

EDUCATION:  

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or
similar Life Sciences discipline required 


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - METABOLIC ENGINEERING

GreenLight Biosciences is seeking an exceptional, highly-motivated and collaborative Research Associate to work on cutting edge technology in the renewable chemicals space. The successful candidate will work closely with a diverse team to achieve overall team goals. Strong technical skills, organizational skills, and a commitment to excellent and repeatable work are expected.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform biochemical techniques including protein expression, purification and analysis and enzymatic activity assays in support of research projects
  • Routinely perform molecular biology techniques such as PCR, DNA mutagenesis, DNA subcloning, protein/DNA electrophoresis, cell transformation, cell culture, and other more advanced methods in support of research projects
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to accomplish project goals and milestones
  • Use creative problem-solving skills to troubleshoot experimental challenges
  • Detail-oriented tracking and documenting of experimental results in laboratory notebooks and databases
  • Analyze, summarize, and present experimental results to manager and other team members

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 plus years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry expected
  • Experience with enzymatic activity design and high-throughput implementation
  • Strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry with experience in recombinant DNA technologies, protein analysis, cell transformation, and cell culture is expected
  • Familiarity with analytical techniques for metabolite detection is a plus
  • High quality standards for one’s own work is required
  • Experience with cutting edge cloning methods (Gibson, GoldenGate, LCR) for generating expression plasmids is a plus

EDUCATION:

 B.S. or M.S. in biochemistry, bioengineering, microbiology, molecular biology, or equivalent


 POST-DOCTORAL PROCESS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

GreenLight Biosciences is seeking an exceptional, highly-motivated chemical or biochemical engineer to work on cutting edge technology in the renewable chemicals space.  The successful candidate will support research on the development, optimization, engineering, and scale up of one or more milestone-driven projects.  Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Design and implement bioreactor experiments and scalable control strategies for optimization of both cell-growth and bioproduction processes
  • Monitor lab and pilot processes to ensure consistency, reliability and readiness for scale. Work with team members in the development of the final process design, process protocols and guidelines for best practices to minimize process problems during scale efforts and production.  Design and execute appropriate scale based develop work
  • Advise on equipment specifications and where needed procurement efforts
  • Perform molecular biology techniques such as PCR, DNA subcloning, cell transformation, cell culture, and biochemical assay development.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to accomplish project goals and milestones
  • Use creative problem-solving skills to independently troubleshoot experimental challenges
  • Contribute to technical discussions related to the development and application of GreenLight’s proprietary bioproduction technology
  • Continuously contribute to the company’s intellectual property portfolio and routinely track and document results in laboratory notebooks and databases
  • Analyze, summarize, and present experimental results to team members

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong background in microbial culturing techniques with a deep understanding of microbial metabolism as well as bioreactor design and operating principles (e.g., mass transfer, heat transfer, and microbial kinetics)
  • Experience with molecular biology, microbial physiology, and biochemical assay development
  • Familiarity with analytical techniques for metabolite detection is a plus
  • Must be highly-motivated with exceptional communication, leadership, and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and demand on resources and accomplish goals

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in chemical and bioengineering, or equivalent