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Technology Fellow



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

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Technology Fellow

  • Part-time
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Hybrid

Posted on March 13, 2024

Company Overview

Anthology is an evolution company based in Cambridge, MA, that generates diverse genomes to scale and digitalize biomanufacturing. With roots in MIT, BU, and Harvard, Anthology unlocks new possibilities for biomanufacturing by accelerating the speed of genetic mutations and selection, which quickly adapts organisms to grow efficiently in renewable feedstocks, discover and scale products in the industry of making enzymes, food ingredients, and climate technology. Beginning with filamentous fungi and autotrophic bacteria, Anthology's technology will lead to a bioeconomic future where carbon-neutral - and ultimately carbon-negative production - is possible. Anthology is backed by leading venture capital firms. For more info, visit here.

Job Overview

Anthology is looking for an innovative, self-motivated Technology Fellow to work on a paid strategy project centered on product research and roadmap development. You should have the ability to dedicate 10 hours per week to the project. You will work directly with the founding team, advisors and external consultants to

  • Perform product research (technical bottlenecks, IP, and alignment with Anthology's platform);

  • Identify and connect with potential customers, and key opinion leaders from the industry and academia;

  • Build understanding of the market dynamics, key technology, investment and regulatory trends;

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis with start as soon as possible. If you’re interested in a full-time summer internship, please indicate that in the application form.

The ideal candidate

  • Motivated by the company's mission to scale biomanufacturing levering nature’s tools.

  • Advanced degree (PhD) in bioengineering, chemical engineering or related discipline or combination of life science undergraduate degree and an MBA.

  • Deep interests and/or relevant experience in industrial biotechnology, protein engineering, or biomanufacturing.

  • Outstanding analytical mind with attention to detail without losing sight of the larger goals and context.

  • Pro-active and self-motivated, while also taking directions well or seeking directions when needed.

  • Able to present and communicate effectively.

This role is a unique opportunity to get a front row seat to see how decisions are made in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving synbio startup. The role can be done remotely with occasional visits to company offices in Cambridge, MA.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to learn the biomanufacturing industry landscape, and participate in building a transformative platform in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, team-focused work environment.

  • Professional development through mentorship/training while working together to meet the company goals.

  • A dynamic start-up ecosystem with weekly - monthly social events, and a community lunchroom with cold brew coffee on tap.

Job Location

You are welcome to work on-site in Cambridge near Kendall and Central Square. Our new lab is housed at The Engine, a brand new 150K sq/ft facility designed for deep tech companies. Centrally located at the biotechnology hub in Cambridge, The Engine can be easily accessed by red line, buses, and bikes. You will be surrounded by top talents in the country who bridge breakthrough science and engineering to address the toughest challenges in our generation.

How do I apply?

Please submit an application via the polymer portal. If after reviewing your application, you are selected to continue the interview process, we will reach out to set up a meeting.

Anthology is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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