Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Bioprocessing, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Collegeville, USA
Posting date: 15 Feb 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Scientist with a pharmaceutical company located in Collegeville, PA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain iPSCs including quality control assessments
  • Differentiate into microglia and other cell types as needed based on SOPs
  • Support experiments by providing cell cultures - mono- or bi- or tricultures
  • Support efforts in generating gene edits [e.g. CRISPR] and QC in iPSCs
  • Culture human iPSC-derived and/or primary rodent neuronal (co-)cultures, standard cell lines etc.
  • Clearly document in lab notebooks
  • Work collaboratively in the team
  • Comply with all standards and practices of data integrity, ethics, and safety.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD/Master of Science degree (Biology, Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Physiology, or related field) with 1-2 years or bachelor's degree with 5+ years of relevant research experience
  • Excellent aseptic technique for cell culture is a must have
  • Basic molecular/ cell biology techniques for discovery research
  • Familiarity with using relevant instrumentation
  • Written and oral communication skills for documentation and group presentation
  • 2+ years pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry research experience working in matrixed drug discovery project teams
  • Experience in maintaining iPSC cell factories
  • Hands on experience with iPSC cell differentiation into neurons, microglia, and astrocytes
  • Basic understanding of gene editing Familiarity with immunoassays (ELISA, FACS).

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Beshara at 267-477-3355.

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.