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R&D Scientist

Lemnature AquaFarms
Vero Beach, FL
  • Expired: December 01, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Lemanture AquaFarms is a business-to-business plant-based ingredient manufacturer and supplier to the food, beverage, and nutrition markets. We are growing solutions to meet the diverse challenges facing our global food system. Starting with the all-natural Lemnaceae aquatic plant, we strive to create a model to feed the world and improve health with plant-powered foods through a global, highly sustainable aquaculture footprint. We are recruiting individuals who want to make a difference and thrive working in a highly collaborative and action-oriented environment.

We are seeking those who bring a bold and creative mindset and have a great attitude and lots of enthusiasm. If this describes you, apply today and be a part of something amazing! You can visit our website to learn more about our company at Research Scientist We are looking for an experienced Research Scientist to join our Innovation & Product Development Team to support current and future initiatives aimed at developing and commercializing nutritional and functional ingredients from Lemnaceae aquatic plant.

The Research Scientist will participate directly in the development, optimization, and scale-up of processing methods for the extraction and purification of proteins and fibers from our crop, The Research Scientist will also contribute by: Supporting our Food Science and Application Team in characterizing the nutritional and functional properties of the proteins and fibers in food and beverage applications Participating in pilot testing of novel processing methods for commercial scale-up Contributing to the development of intellectual property Providing technical support to our Business Development and Marketing Teams Collaborating with cross-functional teams including Growth, Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Process, and Quality Control & Food Safety Requirements Experience the Research Scientist will bring to Lemnature AquaFarms MS or BS in a scientific discipline. Preferably, biology, biochemistry, or food science 2+ years of relevant experience extracting, purifying, and characterizing proteins for food applications Appetite to embrace scientific thinking and work in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrate scientific curiosity, be able to multitask and employ efficient time management techniques Fundamental understanding of plant biology/biochemistry relating to proteins, fibers, and secondary metabolites Demonstrated ability to design and conduct basic experiments with strong analytical and interpretation skills Experience with conducting pilot scale trials for ingredient processing a plus Demonstrated experience and knowledge of best practices working in a food production facility and food safety Display ability to communicate well and to effectively influence and interact with others to accomplish research goals Benefits Lemnature AquaFarms is proud to offer our employees excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 12-company paid holidays.

Employees become eligible for benefits on the 1st of the month following their start date. We also provide company paid Term-Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability, as well as a generous 401-k Plan. The 401(k) eligibility is available 90 days after the start date as part of the employment benefits package and match $1 for $1 up to 4%. Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision) Retirement Plan (401k & Roth IRA) Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D) Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Holidays) Family Leave (Maternity & Paternity) Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Based in Vero Beach, Florida, we craft sustainable technology and solutions to meet the growing demand for plant-based ingredients.

Our system is designed to deliver a continuous and year-round harvest of our aquatic plant. Our sustainable and regenerative agriculture process recycles water use without polluting soil or water. Become part of our team! We are building a diverse company and culture focused on personal and professional development, delivering social and environmental benefits through job creation, community investment, and the promotion of food security.

Lemnature AquaFarms


Vero Beach, FL