Research Associate, Cell Differentiation

Location
Cambridge
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Ref
4932820002
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
Hotbed
Genetown
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
JOB PURPOSE

We are seeking a passionate and detail-oriented laboratory scientist with experience in mammalian or pluripotent stem cell culture to join a growing cell differentiation team. Under the supervision of a Senior Director, the associate will be responsible for daily tasks involving the growth, differentiation, and characterization of pluripotent stem cells to support cell-based therapeutic programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Culture and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells.
  2. Analysis of differentiated cell products (Flow cytometry, PCR, fluorescent microscopy, etc).
  3. Participate in the planning, design and execution of experiments.
  4. Make observations, interpret results and document experimental methods in a well-maintained laboratory notebook.
  5. Present results of experiments and findings in informal, small group settings.
  6. Coordinate with other team members as necessary to ensure the completion of the team's research projects.
  7. Comply with standard laboratory practices and company policies.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors' degree in a scientific discipline with experience usually garnered during a minimum of 2+ years of laboratory experience- including internship and co-op experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in basic laboratory techniques and functions is required as is proficiency in common office software (typically Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Prior experience with mammalian cell culture is required; experience with pluripotent cell culture is preferred.