BIO-CAT, located in central Virginia, is a growing biotech company and Research facility providing the latest enzyme technology and custom formulations to our customers that include industrial, food, and agriculture markets. We are currently hiring for a Research Scientist in our R&D laboratory.

The primary duty of the Research Scientist will be to develop new applications, products, and procedures

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, conduct and review experiments to develop new or alternative products for digestive and gastrointestinal health.
  • Evaluate new ingredients, materials, products or processes, work on customer projects
  • Generate and record date, perform statistical analyses, maintain documentation
  • Assist in patent work, technical assessments, scientific manuscripts and presentations, claims substantiation reports and marketing collateral
  • Occasional travel to trade shows, research conference, universities, and customer/partner meetings.
  • Technical internal staff support

Experience and Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Nutrition Science, Physiology, Food Sciences, Biology or related field with PhD preferred.
  • Experience with statistical analysis is required.
  • Previous industry experience preferred for Masters (3-5 yrs.) and PhD (1-2 yrs.).
  • Liquid chromatography and/or mass spectrometry experience preferred.
  • Design of experiments, knowledge of enzymes, attention to details and organization,
  • Good oral and written communication skills



Job Type



  • PTO and Holiday leave
  • Medical with HRA
  • Dental
  • Retirement
  • Student Loan Assistance


Troy, Virginia 22974

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