Research Associate – Stem Cell

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Research Associate – Stem Cell

We are currently recruiting for a motivated junior level scientist to join our Stem Cell team to support, develop, and improve our stem cell differentiation processes.

We are currently recruiting for a motivated junior level scientist to join our Stem Cell team to support, develop, and improve our stem cell differentiation processes.

We are looking for a driven independent thinker with a monster work ethic who shares our long‐term vision for leveraging Mother Nature’s drug delivery system to cure diseases. Initiative and creative problem solving are priorities!

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Because we are a startup, the position calls for duties that are broad and variable, with significant opportunity for advancement. Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Perform maintenance and differentiation cultures of human induced pluripotent stem cells, hematopoietic progenitors and megakaryocytes
  • Perform routine cellular and molecular biology procedures including but not limited to flow cytometry and microscopy
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of experiments and results
  • Perform data analysis using software including but not limited to Flowjo, Excel, GraphPad Prism, and PowerPoint
  • Organize an effective working schedule and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Perform lab maintenance duties, including media preparation and maintaining stocks
  • Must have scheduling flexibility to enable weekend and holiday work rotations

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Authorized to work in the U.S. – Required
  • BS, MS or equivalent in biological sciences or related field
  • Relevant laboratory experience in academic and/or industry settings, including mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, microscopy. Stem cell experience is strongly preferred but not
    required
  • Ability to effectively work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment
  • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and document experimental data
  • Highly motivated, comfortable at multitasking, able to problem solve on the fly
  • Strong organizational, communication, and teamwork skills

 

Benefits Include

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Planning (401k)
  • Unlimited vacation/sick days
  • Parental Leave
  • Commuter Discounts and much more!

 

Please send cover letter and CV/resume to:

info@plateletbiogenesis.com