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Careers at Ecovative

Who We Are

Ecovative is a diverse group of engineers, scientists, production specialists, and innovators.

Our team works hard to create sustainable materials for a brighter future in a fun and dynamic environment. We place significant value on the professional development of our employees and offer a competitive benefits package. Our people are collaborative, creative, and truly passionate.

What Makes Us Ecovative

Join the Team

Are you hardworking, motivated, passionate about the environment and fungi? We're looking for people like you to fill the following positions:

Molecular Biology Technician

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Join our Research and Development team and be a part of the development of new materials that provide sustainable solutions to diverse markets. The Molecular Biology Technician will work in a supportive role with the Molecular Biology team with responsibilities including execution of grant funded work plans, creation of market prototypes, and various other tasks. This role will perform molecular biology techniques, strain preservation and maintenance, species cultivation, substrate preparation and mixing, maintain lab inventory, assist in scale up, prepare materials for experimentation, and perform data collection.

Minimum Qualifications and Competencies

• Bachelor’s degree in biology or life sciences

• familiarity with common molecular biology techniques

• exceptional organization skills

• conscientious in the work place

• attention to detail

• strong observational skills

• ability to hand mix materials

• independently driven

• team player


Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

• Advanced degree in molecular biology, genetics, mycology, or cell biology.

• Proficient in molecular biology techniques

• interest and knowledge of fungal or bacterial genetics and metabolism

• eager to learn and assist in the development of novel techniques

• willingness and interest in learning from observation

• capability and desire to independently design experiments

• ability to creatively problem solve


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How to Apply.

Think that you’ll love Ecovative? Are you ready to work for a healthier planet? Tell us more about yourself!

Interested and qualified candidates should download an employment application here. You can either print it and mail it to Ecovative Human Resources with a resume and cover letter, or send everything electronically to Human Resources at We will review your qualifications and contact you if you are a potential match for the position.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Ecovative Design actively seeks candidates who are female, minority, disabled and/or veterans and will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, relationship or association with a member of a protected category covered by the New York Human Rights Law, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

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