Senior Scientist

Posted 10 months ago

Are you a PhD-level scientist with a passion for developing and implementing innovative methods and technologies? Do you enjoy creating novel preclinical iPSC-based assays and disease relevant models?  Do you like being part of a team to discuss experiments internally? Do you enjoy discussing science and presenting your scientific findings at conferences? Do you enjoy helping other scientists with their technical challenges?

If you want to be a key member of a team of scientists and business developers who are establishing new approaches to human disease modeling and wish to grow your current technical and scientific skill sets, we’d like to hear from you.


Basic Qualifications

  • Advanced degree and hands-on industry experience (Ph.D., 0-2 years or M.S., 2-4 years) in cell biology, biophysics, or equivalent.
  • Interest and success working with mammalian tissue and cell cultures.
  • Ability to independently design, analyze, and present experiments using standard molecular and cell biology methods and assays (reporter assays, RT-PCR/qPCR, cell sorting, ICC/IHC).
  • Skilled at solving technical problems is a must.
  • Enjoy working independently and in team settings.
  • Have prior experience training junior staff, incorporating guidance, organizing workload, and maintaining documentation.
  • Clear oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Passion for learning and the ability to turn theoretical knowledge into practice.

Preferred Qualification

  • Skilled in adopting and/or establishing a variety of cell-based assay including but not limited to FRET/TR-FRET, high content image analysis, fluorescent, or bioluminescent reporter assays.
  • Development of organoids and advanced characterization methodology.
  • The desire for keeping abreast of new technologies and industry innovations
  • Experience with automation instruments for cell culture is a plus.
  • Preparation of human iPSCs using standard culture methods and techniques is a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, conduct, analyze, and discuss cell culture work and experiments.
  • Perform 2D/3D, spheroid and organoid cell based assays.
  • Analyze data using standard softwares: ImageJ, GraphPad Prism, Excel.
  • Prepare and present scientific studies and results internally and externally.
  • Actively participate in technical discussions and team meetings.
  • Maintain laboratory records. Write technical reports and publications as needed.
  • Engage and communicate with business partners on scientific and technical information.
  • Mentor junior scientists as needed.

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