Synthetic Biology Internship Placement

Multus Media

  • Internship

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Our mission at Multus is to create the key ingredient, the growth media, to make cultivated meat affordable and profitable. We are developing a system that allows the production of animal-free, food-grade growth media using our optimised proteins that can meet demand at a commercially viable price-point.
Joining us will give you a unique opportunity to not only learn essential laboratory techniques within the field but also to gain insight into how biotechnology companies work through a small transparent startup. We are very dedicated to personal growth of each of our members, so we will guide you through any areas you are less confident in or dedicated to learn more about. We highly value proactivity and curiosity.
Length of internship: flexible, up to 12 months (min 6 months)
Role & Responsibility
  • Apply molecular biology techniques (e.g. DNA assembly, cloning, etc.) for protein expression and purification in various hosts.
  • Support the development of various methods to optimise productivity, titre and yield.
  • Support laboratory operation and perform essential molecular biological work to facilitate smooth day-to-day operations.
  • Set up experiments and follow protocols and provide technical inputs.
  • Write up scientific and technical reports and records.
  • Coordinate maintenance of equipment and lab facilities with team.
  • Follow health and safety procedures and implement paperwork as required.
We expect you to:
  • Be currently enrolled in or have recently completed a Bachelor or Master degree in Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical engineering, Biological Sciences or closely related fields.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and pro-active approach.
  • Be a good communicator and be comfortable with handling simultaneous tasks.
  • Have the ability to be an independent contributor and work under ambiguity.
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced and interdisciplinary environment.
Previous working/internship experience in related field (academic or industrial) and experience with aseptic techniques are a plus.
What we offer
  • Competitive salary.
  • Full-time internship with possibility to convert into full-time role upon completion.
  • Opportunity to work in a quickly growing environment and exciting domain.
  • Opportunity to gather hands-on experience across a large variety of experimental methods and equipment, including but not limited to bioprocessing, protein expression, and different automated high throughput platforms.
  • An inspiring team to work and grow with!
Your job is to help us develop a game-changing composition. As such, and in line with the company mission, we expect you to be excited about alternative proteins and be dedicated to making cultivated meat a reality. Our aim is to help the planet by unlocking the cultivated industry, so you must be motivated to do exactly this. Our culture is casual but the work is serious. We expect you to be a flexible and focused team player.
The applications are considered on a rolling basis, we are closing this role the latest on the 15 July.
Multus recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status as required by applicable law. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the functions, responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position, and Multus Biotechnology Limited retains the discretion to modify.