Assay Development Scientist, Materials Characterization
We’re always looking for new team members who love food and sustainability
as much as we do. People who are inspired to actively create change and foster
innovation for a better tomorrow―and who like to have fun while making a
difference. People like you!
Founded in 2019, Shiru is a biotech company pioneering next-generation ingredients for the plant-based food industry. To us, sustainability is more than just a buzzword. Using precision fermentation technology, we are actively working towards a solution that will benefit people, animals, and the planet for generations to come.
We are a passionate team of food scientists, technologists, and other professionals on a shared mission. Everyday, we put our heads together to discover and develop better protein ingredients using cutting-edge technologies.
Each one of us is eager to push the envelope. And together, we are making a change.
Sure, our work is serious business. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. Our beautiful new headquarters reflects our collaborative and forward-thinking culture, where people, inclusivity, and creativity flourish. We put gender equity first, from the lab bench to the board room, and we’re dedicated to offering our diverse team rewarding careers and industry-leading benefits.
Don’t see a position that fits? Let us know why you’re the missing piece we didn’t even know we needed.
Life at Shiru
Machine Learning Researcher
Food sustainability is a crucial issue for the current and future generations. As a machine learning researcher, I feel so fulfilled to work at Shiru where we’re developing cutting-edge machine learning algorithms that can be employed to solve huge challenges in food sustainability. I feel so excited to be part of the Shiru mission to create the next generation of sustainable ingredients.
Head of Strain Engineering
It’s a privilege to be part of this phenomenal team that’s tackling humanity’s biggest needs with humility and innovation. And the best-in-class benefits are hugely important as well. When you’re all-in, it’s great to know your team’s got your back.
Shiru is a place full of friendly mission-aligned folks, working cross-functionally to design thoughtful new food ingredients to make better food! It has been awesome working with such a passionate and highly skilled group of folks, and I’m so grateful for Shiru’s dedication to creating a healthy, flexible, employee-forward work environment.
Chief of Staff
I joined Shiru because I wanted to work towards solving climate change and making the food system more sustainable. I feel proud and motivated each day to fulfill our mission, all while working alongside brilliant and thoughtful colleagues. From the smallest of tasks to the most ambitious projects I see Shiru’s values of innovation, curiosity and selflessness shine through daily.
Protein Senior Scientist
It has been a pleasure to innovate and work alongside my mission-driven colleagues. Having been an early employee at Shiru, I have seen our teams continually grow with passionate and thoughtful individuals. I always look forward to learning, growing, and creating with this wonderful team.