Fermentation Scientist

Career Opportunity – Fermentation Scientist 

Renaissance BioScience Corp. is a leading global biological engineering company.  We believe biology can transform our world by creating the things we need in healthier, more productive, and sustainable ways. Using our proprietary biological engineering platform, we create transformative solutions to real-world problems in global industries like food and beverage, agriculture, chemicals, and healthcare.


Looking for scientists, entrepreneurs, and imagineers.

We spend our working hours custom crafting microorganisms that help humanity.

Interested in joining us? Let's talk.


Our Employee Values:


  1. Communication = Open, honest, and effective communication is the cornerstone of how we work.
  2. Teamwork = We are accountable individually and as part of a team. Every person—across all departments and levels—are valuable members of our team. 
  3. Entrepreneurship = Our company is founded on an entrepreneurial mindset driving technological innovation in biology. Asking "what's possible", and questioning "what's not."


To help build our leading research and development team, we aim to hire smart people who are self-starters and results-driven. If you are a team player looking for an opportunity to grow your career in a fast-paced, rapidly growing life sciences company, please consider applying for the opportunity below today.


Position Summary


Renaissance is looking for an experienced, innovative, results-oriented Fermentation Scientist to lead the development of scalable yeast-based fermentation processes for our growing R&D Team. This role will be based out of our offices located on the University of British Columbia’s main campus, in beautiful Vancouver, BC. 


Reporting to the Lead Development Scientist, and as a member of the R&D team, the Fermentation Scientist will bring into the lab a deep understanding of yeast physiology and biochemical engineering to facilitate the successful development of lab and pilot scale fermentations, and will collaborate closely with the strain development, screening, and downstream development teams to ensure efficient identification and scaling of promising strains from the bench to commercial scale. 


In addition to specific R&D projects, this role also provides an opportunity to lead the tech transfer of strains and bioprocesses to contract manufacturers and commercial industrial partners.


Our ideal candidate is an independent thinker and problem solver that thrives on teamwork in an innovative and highly collaborative environment.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Education & Experience Required:


Position Details

This is a full-time, permanent role.  General workdays are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet deadlines


How to Apply

Please email your resume and a brief cover letter indicating why you feel you are a fit for this role to Please indicate Fermentation Scientist in the subject line. We would like to thank all applicants who apply.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, thank you.


About Renaissance BioScience Corp.


Renaissance BioScience Corp. is a privately held, global, industry leading biological engineering company based in Vancouver, Canada. Renaissance develops functional, market-ready microorganisms for the global food and beverage, agriculture, chemicals, and healthcare industries. Detailed information about the Renaissance group of companies can be accessed at