Cultivation Tech

San Francisco Bay Area /
Active Search /
Full time
A Bit About Us:
We are Arcadia Science. Our mission is to give a community of researchers the freedom and tools to be adventurous and discover, and to make scientific exploration financially self-sustaining. We are inspired by the spirit of exploration and aspire to evolve how science is done, who it attracts and rewards, and what it can achieve.

The Opportunity:
We are looking to hire a full-time Cultivation Technician to support Arcadia’s scientific growth. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team-player with hands-on experience working in a BSL-2 level laboratory. 

Responsibilities will include:
Basic cell culturing duties
Strain maintenance
Cultivating organisms
Assist in cryo-preservation
Media/buffer preparation

Other duties will include:
Basic laboratory maintenance
Being able to utilize an autoclave and dishwasher
Receiving incoming packages in our purchasing platform
When necessary, assist with vivarium needs 

We are seeking a candidate with a B.S. degree in any scientific or professional field, although life science-related background is preferred. This candidate should possess skills to take action and solve problems relatively quickly when required. There will be continuous interactions with scientists in various fields of expertise, so this candidate should be able to adapt to the needs of the different departments and have the ability to prioritize and multitask. The Cultivation Technician can expect to be compensated $75,000/annually with benefits and equity offering based on experience level. This position will require the individual to be on-site at our current location in Berkeley, California. 

Arcadia Science is an equal opportunity employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities. We provide competitive compensation and practical benefits to keep you happy and healthy so that you can do your best work.