Entry-level Microbiologist

Augusta, GA | Full-time


Manus Bio, Inc.

Manus Bio is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company that uses advanced fermentation technology to produce plant-based ingredients.  We use a variety of patented and proprietary technologies for engineering microbes for the production of specialty chemicals, such as food ingredients, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.  We are seeking a motivated individual for an Entry-level Microbiologist position to be based in our manufacturing facility in Augusta, GA. This person will be expected to support the manufacturing as an integral part of Manus Bio’s team.


  • Routinely prepare seed cultures used in the manufacturing
  • Support microbiological testing (plating, staining, streaking, etc.) in the manufacturing
  • Assist in the quality assurance department to support sterile manufacturing operations through environmental monitoring

 Required Qualifications:

  • A B.S. degree in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry or another related science
  • Recent graduates preferred, or recent laboratory experience
  • Great sterile/aseptic techniques
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to grow

Preferred Working Style:

  • Should be a well-organized, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Perform all duties in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines
  • Should be flexible with day-to-day duties and able to thrive in a start-up environment
  • Must be an excellent team member with strong communication skills and a desire to work collaboratively
  • Must hold himself or herself to the highest professional, scientific and ethical standards

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Temp to hire with a 3 month evaluation period