Stem Cell Scientist

92121, San Diego
May 11, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Job Description 

The Scientist (Primary Cell / Product Group) plays a role in the fast-paced and dynamic manufacture and R&D team. She/he will support the group lead to execute the projects in product generation, CRO services and R&D programs in the Primary Cell / Product group, including primary cell isolation, and various assays using primary cells. The individual will interact with other internal and external departments for project development. 

Major Roles and Responsibilities 

· Lead CRO projects independently under the supervision of the group lead in Primary Cell / Product groups, including product generation & QC, CRO services and R&D projects 

· Isolate and characterize primary cells from animal and human tissue specimens 

· Evaluate the project's feasibility, estimate the cost and execute the project within the budget and timeline 

· Prepare the project report, and work with the project manager for report updates 

· Prepare and update company SOPs 

· Assist in training of sales and technical support teams 

· Mentor, train and/or coach Research Associates 

· Represent the company at professional meetings both within and outside of the company 


· Ph.D. with 3+ years working experience in biology, pharmacology or closely related fields. Candidates with industrial experience is preferred
M.S. with 5-10+ years of working experience  

· Experience with handling rodents or human tissue specimens is a requirement; experience in liver and kidney tissue processing is ideal 

· Proficiency in rodent dissection, primary cell culture, immunofluorescence staining, flow cytometry, etc. 

· Ability to multitask across several research areas/projects 

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes quickly 

· Detail-oriented, with excellent organization and record-keeping skills 

· Strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in MS Office and other software for sequencing analysis and data graphing 

· Able to work in a team-oriented environment. Effectively collaborate across functional teams