About BioInspira 

Ever wanted to change the world we are living in? Join BioInspira now to create a safe and smart world together. BioInspira is a materials sciences company that harnesses biology to provide low cost and highly accurate sensors for real-time detection and analysis of air chemicals in industrial, safety, health, transportation and food markets.

Job Description

BioInspira is looking for a full-time lab technician with experience in molecular and cellular biology, or bioengineering. Ideal candidate should have experience in general wet laboratory techniques such as pipetting and media preparation. Responsibilities include:

  1. Perform together with fermentation engineer on E.Coli fermentation for phage amplification, as well as phage purification 
  2. Perform plasmid preparation on a regular basis 
  3. Prepare media and plates on a daily basis 
  4. Perform titration and material disinfection 
  5. Periodically analyze fermentation samples to determine bacteria growth parameters and optimize the fermentation process; clear data collection experience is required 
  6. Record all data in organized fashion or data logging and record-keeping
  7. Be a self-motivator and able to work with minimal guidance and supervision

If you have a passion to grow with top-class biotech startup and gain experience in the startup environment, we would like to meet you. You will work closely with our CTO with laboratory tasks.  

A huge plus if you are:

  1. Detail-oriented, quick on the uptake 
  2. Open-minded individual who is willing to take challenges and grow with team 
  3. Have over 1 year of bench experience

How to apply

To apply, email your resume to and cc’d, and refer to BioInspira Lab Technician in the subject line.

Additional Info

  • Hours requirement: 40 hours a week 
  • Salary: First 2 months probationary period ($23 per hour); After probationary period $46,000 per year without benefits 
  • Minimum required education and experience: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts or Associate in Science and 1 year of previous laboratory experience 
  • Location: Berkeley, CA
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