Fermentation Scientist

Balletic Foods is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Scientist to lead our fermentation team.

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Location: Davis, California

About Us

Balletic Foods™ is a California based company working towards a sustainable food system by combining science and technology to create new sources of animal-free protein. If you are passionate about using biotechnology to build sustainable new sources of protein, join our team of scientists and entrepreneurs to change the world’s food system.


– A self-starter with excellent organizational & communication skills
– A positive and inclusive team player
– Passionate about changing the world’s food system
– Highly effective at planning and problem-solving
– Taking ownership, prioritize responsibilities, and able to multitask Responsibilities
– Develop fermentation protocols and create corresponding documentation, reports and SOPs
– Installation, running, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of fermenters
– Data analysis to evaluate and optimize fermentation process parameters
– Feedstock optimization
– Development of upstream techniques and downstream purification of recombinant proteins


– M.S. microbiology, biochemistry, chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering or a related field
– 2+ years experience in developing and optimizing biological processes in bio-pharma or biotech
– Strong background in microbial fermentation, including experience in developing and implementation of microbial fermentation processes
– Experience working on lab scale fermentation implementation and process development
– Familiarity with downstream processing is a plus

If you are interested in this position, please contact careers@balleticfoods.com