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R&D Technician - Bioengineered Organ Development Liver Program

Miromatrix Medical Inc. Eden Prairie, MN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
Job Description

Miromatrix Medical Inc.
Research & Development Technician – Bioengineered Organ Development
Liver Program
Position Description:
Miromatrix’ mission is to eliminate the organ transplant waiting list by bioengineering
transplantable organs to bring lifesaving technology to all those in need of a
transplantable organ.
Miromatrix, Inc. is a biotechnology and regenerative medicine pioneer that discovers,
develops, and delivers innovative, award winning biotherapies. We are currently
developing transplantable bioengineered livers and kidneys as our lead products, with
plans to expand into other organs as part of our business model. Our progress to date was
recently recognized as a KidneyX prize winner for redesigning dialysis and as a 2019
Buzz of BIO for Pipelines of Promise. We continue to build our organization and
scientific teams. Miromatrix has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual
interested in joining our Organ Programs in a fast-paced, team and results-oriented work
environment. We are looking for a talented technician to assist in the development of
novel bioengineered organs and gain valuable industrial experience.
Responsibilities:
 Mammalian (adherent) cell culture
 Primary cell isolations and expansions
 Organ matrix seeding
 Culture media preparation
 Technical execution of novel functional assays
 Set up and maintenance of custom bioreactor systems
 Functional characterization of engineered organs
 Accurate and detailed documentation used in frequent data updates
Required Qualifications:
 BS degree in one of the Life Sciences or Engineering disciplines including
Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, or Tissue Engineering
 Highly proficient in adherent mammalian cell culture with at least 1 year of
experience with confidence and proficiency in aseptic technique
 Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential
 Enthusiasm for a collaborative work culture and desire to make a positive impact
Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with prior cell culture and cell biology experience,
either industry or academic related. Additional experience in primary cell isolation,
hepatic physiology, biomaterials, liver histology/pathology, and/or the characterization of
liver function are definite pluses. We encourage those with industrial or academic
regenerative medicine or tissue engineering experience to apply.
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter detailing why they are a fit for
this position to wwoodley@miromatrix.com.
Miromatrix offers a competitive compensation package with great growth potential.
The Company is committed to providing a safe, fair, and enjoyable work environment.
Job offer will be contingent upon a pre-employment background check and drug
screening. Miromatrix is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
protected Veteran status, age, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Description
Miromatrix is a Minnesota-based biotechnology company engaged in the development of fully biological human organs to solve the chronic shortage of transplantable organs utilizing its patented perfusion decellularization/recellularization technology, as well as the development of the next generation of acellular based products. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing company with novel products.

Miromatrix Medical Inc.

Miromatrix is a Minnesota-based biotechnology company engaged in the development of fully biological human organs to solve the chronic shortage of transplantable organs utilizing its patented perfusion decellularization/recellularization technology, as well as the development of the next generation of acellular based products. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing company with novel products.

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Eden Prairie, MN
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