Scientist Cell Culture

Fremont, California
Oct 19, 2017
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Scientist with Cell Culture needed in East Bay!


Cell Services Scientist performs the necessary components of manufacturing cell lines, cell express kits, bioassays, and bulk lots. Other responsibilities involve the growth, maintenance and manufacture of cell lines for bulk use in Profiling, weekly cell transfer to Operations, maintenance of liquid nitrogen tanks for Cell Services and Profiling groups, seeding cells using the Cybidrop for Profiling group, liquid stock maintenance, TSS servicing for equipment, plate labeling and liquid dispense for Profiling, cell retrieval for R&D & Profiling, presentation and participation in weekly meetings and other tasks as deemed necessary.

Essential Functions

  • Manufacture for: cell lines, eXpress cells, bioassay cells, bulk cells
  • Maintenance: liquid nitrogen tanks, liquid stock for Cell Services & Profiling, equipment, equipment certification
  • Cell seeding for Profiling using the Cybidrop or Multidrop
  • Cell transfer and vial retrieval
  • Preparing plates, cell suspensions and seeding cells for Profiling
  • Maintenance of Ion channel & transporter cell lines
  • General lab cleaning (cytomat, Mr Frosties)
  • Secondary person for customer compound receipt
  • Participation in Profiling lab during screens and times of need
  • Weekly presentation in meeting
  • Assorted other duties as needed
  • Required Education/Experience/Competencies


  • Associate degree and 3+ years industry experience;

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1+ years industry experience
  • Preferred Education and Experience

    Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Cell Biology, Microbiology or Chemistry

  • Knowledge of cGMP processes
  • Aseptic technique
  • Competence in using GraphPad Prism, FileMaker Pro, Powerpoint, Microsoft OfficeS