Cannabis Extraction Specialist
Your job will involve extracting cannabis oil from the trim of the cannabis plant. We will be using an ethanol extraction system. You must have experience with extraction – either extracting cannabis or extracting similar lipophyllic compounds or lipids. You must have expertise in evaporation and removing ethanol from an extract.
This is a full-time position. You'll be working from our (fully legal) R&D lab. Start immediately.
Typical tasks include:
Developing optimal methodology for cannabis oil extractions
Refining techniques for cannabis extraction
Performing cannabis extractions on a preparative and industrial scale
A strong understanding of cannabis oil extractions or extraction of lipids with similar qualities
Must have worked with lipophyllic compounds in the past
Must have performed a similar function in the past
Experience with analytical HPLC, LCMS,SFC is a plus
Must be willing to roll up sleeves and do work yourself since we are a startup and will not have much in the way of support staff for a while
An understanding of how startups work
Masters or Ph.D. in a related field
Ability to manage, lead and inspire others.
NICE TO HAVE
Ability to work legally in Canada – but if not, it’s OK. We’ll cover your immigration.
TEAM KEY COMPETENCIES
Flexibility/adaptability. Copes effectively with complexity and change. Comfortable with ambiguity. Experience in a startup environment is preferred.
Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
Attention to detail. Organized, methodical, and meticulous.
Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
Team-oriented style and strong work ethic. Possesses a strong willingness to work hard to get the job done and setting an example for the team. Has a track record of delivering on ambitious goals.
Appropriate balance of confidence and humility.
Ivy League graduates
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the position your are applying for as the subject of your email.