Culturing, plating, distribution, maintenance, and banking of cell culture lines organize and manage data/documentation relating to cell banking activities
support functional in vitro cell-based assays follow Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies
This Associate Scientist position in the Translational Immunobiology group will have two primary responsibilities:
All aspects of mammalian cell culture, including media and buffer preparation, culture initiation, propagation, and cryopreservation of cells, including primary human cells from commercial sources
Basic cell culture techniques and calculations, maintaining large number of cell lines and establishing a well-organized and high-quality cell line bank to meet the demands of multiple concurrent projects
Accurate and reliable record keeping including organizing and managing data/documentation relating to cell banking activities.
To accomplish these responsibilities, the successful candidate demonstrates excellent attention to detail, can work quickly and accurately, organizing tasks and delivering quality with efficiency.
The successful candidate must be able to follow well established protocols and deliver reproducible results to meet sensitive deadlines.
The successful candidate must be capable of performing standard laboratory techniques and must have basic lab skill knowledge (pipetting, dilutions, titrations, calculating doubling time, cell density etc.).
Good written/verbal communication skills and ability to manage time efficiently.
Ability to perform troubleshooting.
The ability to multitask, think critically and creatively and willingness to learn is essential.
Important aspects of this role include excellent organization skills, flexibility, and the ability to thrive in an efficient, highly interactive, goal-oriented team environment, and working with minimal supervision. Master’s degree and 2 years of Scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Scientific experience.
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"