Primordial Genetics has ongoing microbial improvement efforts in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Escherichia coli as well as other yeasts and bacteria. If you are highly trained in bacterial or yeast genetics and are passionate about developing new technologies that can help us create the next generation of superior organisms, please feel free to contact us to inquire about our current opportunities. Preference will be given to team players with a sense of humor and a love of fermented beverages, individuals whose “purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset and the baths of all the western stars”.

We believe in creating a creative and nurturing environment that allows for constructive and productive interaction of talented people. Good people in a good company will ultimately create superior products that will make a positive contribution to our society and to the health of the planet.

Research Associate

Primordial Genetics Inc (, a biotechnology company developing and commercializing novel genetic technologies for microbial improvement and protein engineering, is looking for a full-time research associate, starting March, 2018. This assignment is full time contractor role that is expected to last approximately 6 months.

Qualified candidates will have a BS, in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology or other Biological Sciences. Candidates must have laboratory research experience in an academic or industrial setting, preferably with microbial genetics, strain construction, molecular biology techniques or genomics. Must be good at following directions, attention to detail and maintaining focus during repetitive tasks. Candidates should have excellent communications and record-keeping skills and should be well versed in computer use including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Mega Man X and sequence analysis programs.

If qualified and interested, please e-mail your CV as a pdf or Word attachment, and a brief description of your background as it relates to this advertisement.