TECHNICIAN - crustacea
cultivated meat

About Roslin Technologies
Roslin Technologies is an ambitious, cutting‐edge biotech company focused on food and agriculture. Our mission is to advance disruptive biotechnologies to improve how we produce proteins. Alternative proteins are key for a more sustainable food system. We envision a world where we can produce animal proteins without harming our health, the planet, or animals and ensure everyone has access to affordable, nutritious proteins.

Our main focus is on developing animal cell technologies for the emerging cultivated meat sector. We develop stem cell lines using ground-breaking technologies, including induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). We provide these cell lines to cultivated meat producers globally who will use these cell lines to develop and produce cultivated meat. Our approach is unique to this sector both in terms of technology and business model. Our animal cell lines are playing a key role in bringing the reality of cultivated meat closer.

Our brilliant team of experts are passionate, curious, inventive and at the forefront of the ground-breaking work being accomplished in this rapidly growing, cultivated meat sector

About The Role
The Crustacean Cell Culture Technician role is an exciting career opportunity for someone with a strong background in the applied theory of stem cell biology and desired experience in tissue culture techniques/working with commercially available mammalian cell lines. 

Our Team has derived high quality animal stem cells, including induced pluripotent stem cells. We are seeking a highly-motivated Cell Culture Technician with proven experimental skills in molecular and cellular biology to support our team on a 3-year project, funded by Innovate UK, to develop European Lobster and Shrimp stem cell lines. 

The post will involve extensive tissue culture, media preparation, molecular biology and quality control assays.
Essential Skills 
• BSc in Biological Sciences/Cell biology, or equivalent
• Experience in molecular or cell biology 
• Strong background in the applied theory of stem cell biology and desired experience in tissue culture
• Tissue culture experience and excellent aseptic technique
• Experience of working to GMP or GLP standards
• Ability to work independently but also as part of a team
• Good communication skills

desirable skills
• Experience or interest in crustacean biology 
• Experience of data analysis/ report writing

Roslin Technologies offers
‣ Competitive and attractive salary and company pension plan
‣ A passionate work environment focused on a fast-growing field, using ground-breaking stem cell technologies
‣ Strong emphasis on team performance and personal development
‣ Regular company events to foster our culture

Further details
This role is for a permanent full-time contract. We will offer a competitive and attractive compensation package.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter explaining why you have applied for the post to
Roslin Technologies Limited
Roslin Technologies Limited
Roslin Innovation Centre, Easter Bush Campus
University of Edinburgh, Midlothian
EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
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