Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder

  • Co-Founder
  • Berlin, Germany

Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder

Job description

Atlantic Food Labs is a place where new food companies are built. We work together with extraordinary entrepreneurs, whose innovations will define the next era of food and health. We provide (pre-)seed venture capital funding and build companies from scratch.

Join us as Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder of a food biotech startup with the potential to revolutionize the future of dairy. The time is right for 21stcentury dairy products: Conquer a billion-dollar industry to build a more sustainable and healthier future for society. You will be exposed to all the ventures in Atlantic Food Labs’ portfolio while working in Europe’s most vibrant and stimulating environment for food startups. We offer you an operational yet strategic position with the unique possibility to generate real impact and create your own legacy.


About the job:

Being the Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder  of this exciting venture will allow you to take ownership from day one. You will have the chance to recruit and lead a purpose driven team that collectively works on a shared vision. You will get full support from the Atlantic Food Labs team who’s dedicated to make your venture a full success. Your responsibilities include:

·       Design and execution of recombinant protein expression

·       Strain selection and expression system set up

·       Protein and glucose analysis (HPLC analysis)

·       Protein isolation and purification

·       Process planning and improvement

·       Strategic business development



Passionate about building the future of food

·       Interest in plant-based products

·       Eager to face new challenges and leave a mark

·       Proactive and purpose driven working style

·       Strong communication skills; willing to collaborate across functions 

·       M.Sc. or higher in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Food Engineering or related fields

·       Experience in recombinant protein expression

·       Deep understanding of bacterial systems

·       Fluency in German and/or English

·       Experience in dairy science a plus

·       Experience in fermentation processes a plus


Why you should join:

This is your opportunity to start an exciting new food venture that will shape and define a new vision for the future of food. Every day you will collaborate with top tier academics, venture capitalists, business angels and founders who will help you to thrive and lead a project that truly matters. In a nutshell: You will have the freedom to fully embrace your potential.