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Chobani Labs Scientist II (Temp)

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: North Brunswick Township, NJ

Company: Chobani


Chobani is looking for a highly talented and motivated molecular biologist with experience in strain development and yeast biology to join our discovery team in North Brunswick, NJ. Our Chobani Labs department is in the forefront of innovation and product development. We’ve got an insatiable appetite for making a difference. The microbiologist will conduct research and help collaboration between scientists to develop new products at Chobani. Under the supervision of a senior scientist, this role will work on the platform that advances projects within Chobani’s discovery pipeline and conduct hypothesis-driven research.


  • Perform work processes/ experiments by following protocols/SOPs prepared by manager
  • Research scientific methods to design and execute experiments, analyze and interpret results
  • Maintain strong sense of scientific/technology knowledge and current developments in the field by staying up to date on literature
  • Communicate outcomes of experiments to the manager and downstream process development scientists
  • Follow Chobani’s safety procedures and Good laboratory Practices


  • BS in molecular biology, biochemistry, or biological engineering with 5+ years experience, or MS with 2+ years of industrial experience or PhD with 0+ years of industrial experience (desirable)
  • Field of study: systems biology, microbiology, molecular biology or similar fields with a background and experience in yeast or fungi
  • Prior experience with cloning, PCR, qPCR, gene delivery, CRISPR, DNARNA purification, bacterial transformation
  • Experience with expression screening assays is desired
  • Basic understanding of bacterial/yeast genetics
  • Prior experience in liquid handling/robotics is desirable
  • Experience in cell banking, glycerol stock maintenance, transformation, transfection is desirable
  • Proven ability to work with diverse, multidisciplinary teams in a collaborative environment

About Us

Chobani is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people, while elevating our communities and making the world a healthier place. In short: making good food for all. In support of this mission, we are a values-driven, people-first, food-and-wellness-focused company, and have been since Hamdi Ulukaya, an immigrant to the U.S., founded the company in 2005.  We produce yogurt, oatmilk, dairy- and plant-based creamers, ready-to-drink coffee and plant-based probiotic drinks. Chobani yogurt is America's No.1 yogurt brand, and it’s made with only natural ingredients without artificial preservatives.

Chobani uses food as a force for good in the world – putting humanity first in everything we do. Our philanthropic efforts prioritize giving back to our communities and beyond: working to eradicate child hunger, supporting immigrants, refugees and underrepresented people, honoring veterans, and protecting the planet. We manufacture our products in New York, Idaho, and Australia. Chobani products are available throughout North America and distributed in Australia and other select markets. For more information, please visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.


Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.