Rubi is ushering in an entirely new planet-positive era for manufacturing. Our vision is a world where human prosperity is ...View Company Profile
Rubi is ushering in an entirely new planet-positive era for manufacturing. Our vision is a world where human prosperity is planet-positive, and manufacturing is symbiotic with Earth. Our mission is to build the world’s most sustainable supply chains for the important materials we rely on; including textiles, building materials, food, packaging, and more.
Rubi decarbonizes supply chains, starting with the fashion industry. Inspired by how trees breathe in CO2, Rubi uses biochemical processes powered by enzymes at an industrial scale to “eat'' carbon emissions and make carbon-negative, resource-neutral textiles for the fashion industry. Within the last year alone, Rubi’s game-changing technology has captured the interest of the scientific community, top investors, and the world’s most influential fashion brands. It has partnerships with global fashion brands and manufacturers, and has been featured in Vogue Business and TechCrunch.
As Rubi Laboratories is growing, we are building our amazing team to cover all the scientific realms needed by our technology and currently we are looking to bring on a Research Associate I/II to work closely with our R&D Scientists focused on executing enzymatic assays in the lab, optimizing current protocols, and analyzing experiment data to determine next steps. Most importantly, your work will play a key impact for our product and how widely accessible this carbon-negative material is available to exciting, and well-known brands. You thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, and are passionate about dedicating your craft to the betterment of the world.
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Rubi Laboratories is dedicated to providing a supportive work environment for all our employees. We provide competitive salary, generous equity, and benefits in a rapidly growing venture-backed company with all the exciting career and growth opportunities that come with it.
We are excited to explore applicants with all different backgrounds so if you think you have the experience, please apply! Rubi Laboratories is dedicated to establishing a diverse employee base and especially encourages applicants from backgrounds that are most affected by the impacts of global climate change.
This position is located in our San Leandro, CA headquarters and requires on-site presence to complete required laboratory work described. Rubi Laboratories is unable to offer relocation assistance at this time for this position.
Rubi Laboratories requires employees to be fully vaccinated, including a booster shot, against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of such vaccination will be required as part of the hiring process.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Rubi Labs may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills for this job.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.