Animal Alternative TechnologiesAnimal Alternative Technologies

Bioreactor Engineer

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Scientific Research

We are on a mission to replace factory farms with Renaissance Farms. We focus on scaling up cultured meat to democratize access to sustainable and safe food.


**We are a rapidly growing cultured meat start-up looking for an Engineer with experience in bioreactor development and operation to join our core team! You will be flexible and able to handle rapidly changing priorities on a range of cross-functional projects. You are an independent problem solver who enjoys working in fast-paced environments. As a senior scientist and early team member, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our technology and the company's direction.


  • Designing and building new bioreactors.
  • Setting up, optimizing, and operating bioreactors.
  • Planning, efficient execution, comprehensive analysis and presentation of bioreactor experiments.
  • Coordination of engineering projects.



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject such as Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, or Bioengineering.
  • Hands-on experience designing and operating bioreactors.

Desirable (two or more of the following)

  • PhD in a relevant subject.
  • Fabrication techniques such as prototyping, 3D CAD, 3D printing, metal works (eg. soldering), etc.
  • Computational modeling of fluid dynamics, cell growth and other phenomena within bioreactors. Experience in process intensification is advantageous.
  • Cell culture, ideally adherent mammalian cells.
  • Programming of bioreactors and sensors.
  • Sourcing and procurement of materials and equipment for bioreactors.


  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Potential for excellent career progression
  • Exposure to a disruptive and innovative market
  • Contributing to the development of sustainable and ethical meat
  • You will work in facilities at the world-renowned, historical University of Cambridge that has produced the most Nobel Laureates. We are backed by the Cambridge Judge Business School and the world's leading food-tech VCs.
Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 5925460
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