About MYCO

MycoTechnology helps the food industry create healthier products without excessive sugar, salt, and fat by working with the natural transformative power of mushrooms to make new-to-the-world food ingredients. Their flagship product, ClearIQ™, is the world's first organic bitter blocker and flavor clarifier that helps cleanup the taste of functional ingredients and is a powerful tool in the fight against sugar and sodium. FermentIQ™ protein filled the void in the plant-based protein market, creating a complete plant protein with improved nutrition and functionality.

Associate Scientist
Aurora, CO
February 2, 2023
Seniority Level
Role Overview

MycoTechnology, Inc. is looking for an associate scientist to join our growing R&D team. The position will focus on the development of bench-top and pilot fermentation processes and improvement of existing technologies towards bench top and pilot-scale fermentation.

Essential Duties
  • Conduct routine laboratory experiments using established procedures and protocols
  • Preparation, operation, and maintenance of microbial bioreactor systems for batch and fed-batch fermentation
  • Design and execute experiments to support late-stage development activities such as fermentation and stability studies
  • Contribute to experimental design approaches within a multidisciplinary research and development team
  • Maintain and serve as example for clean and well-organized laboratory workspace
  • Identifies problems, analyzes possible causes and suggests improvements in methods, techniques, and equipment
  • Support technical transfer into manufacturing
  • Ensure safety procedures and culture norms are followed

Additional Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, biochemistry, Molecular biology, Chemistry, Food Science or relevant field from an accredited college or university
  • 2+ years’ industrial (or relevant academic) research or equivalent experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in fermentation, protein production, and clear understanding of basic fungal biology
  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to work in a team and adapt to a dynamic work environment including changing priorities and quick turnaround projects
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to present ideas in an understandable, non-technical manner to internal and external constituencies
  • Excellent record-keeping skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule

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