Associate Scientist/Study Director, Cell Culture

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 17 Jan 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist of Cell Culture for a medical device company located in Philadelphia, PA. Successful candidate must demonstrate innovative technical knowledge and significantly contributes to the overall operations of the Virology Department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates scientific technical expertise.
  • Effectively communicates and defends science through written and verbal communication.
  • Provides training on areas of technical expertise and compliance issues relevant to the lab setting.
  • Conducts and directs assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Accurately completes batch records and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in scientific theory and rigorous practical application in the completion of lab procedures.
  • As assigned by Management, acts as Study Director for specific assays and assumes all associated responsibilities.
  • Trains new personnel in lab procedures.
  • Effectively interacts with clients as required.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • May be required to assist in other departments

Skills and Requirements:

  • Master's degree with a major in Biological Sciences or other science related
  • 4 years' or more experience 2+ years of specialized training in laboratory techniques
  • PhD graduate with relevant Viral or Virology experience
  • Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Knowledge of GLP and cGMP guidelines is preferred.
  • Ability to use judgment as dictated by complexity of situation.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and to handle problems of a more
    difficult nature.
  • Ability to accomplish the described duties through the use of appropriate
    laboratory equipment (i.e. biohazard hood, centrifuge, incubator, and autoclave)
  • Ability to accurately and reproducibly perform arithmetic calculations including
    fractions, decimals and percentages and basic algebraic and geometric

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Mike Raletz at (+1) 267-428-7770 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.