Research Associate, Cell Biology

Full Time

Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Job description

Scismic is supporting the growth of a biotech company working on technologies in stem cell biology, tissue engineering, and 3D additive manufacturing with the goal of ending donor organ shortage.

We are seeking a candidate for the position of Research Associate with experience in cell biology to help develop autologous tissue constructs as a solution to end-stage renal disease, diabetes and other disorders. The ideal candidate is an innovative and self-motivated scientist with demonstrated ability to creatively solve difficult problems, is excellent at troubleshooting, and able to work well within a diverse team and independently. The ideal candidate would have technical expertise in multiple cell biology techniques including quantitative polymerase chain reaction, fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry and other immune-based assays. Primary cell isolation experience and knowledge of kidney biology and/or pancreas and islet biology are a plus. Three-dimensional tissue and cell culture experience, 3D printing and bioprinting experience, and biomaterials experience are a plus as well.  The candidate will have wide-ranging responsibilities and opportunities within a dynamic, enthusiastic, highly interdisciplinary, and collaborative team.

Job Responsibilities:
-        Implement and help develop protocols for/ and routinely isolate cells from human tissue
-        Implement and help develop strategies for characterization of primary cells
-        Implement and help develop strategies for maintenance of cell functionality in-vitro
-        Work as part of a collaborative team to design, plan and execute experiments that support research activities, project goals and platform development
-        Serve as a key contributor to all aspects of lab operations

-        Recent B.S. or M.S level scientist with 2+ years of experience in cell biology, tissue engineering, or related field
-        Experience in mammalian cell culture
-        Demonstrated expertise executing experiments using cell biology and bioengineering tools (including but not limited to: qPCR, immunostaining and fluorescent microscopy, flow cytometry, and other immune-based assays)
-        Knowledge of kidney, lung and/or pancreas biology and physiology (not required but is a plus)
-        Experience in three-dimensional printing, bioprinting, tissue culture (not required but is a plus)
-        Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Salary: Commensurate with experience.  This position is eligible for stock options.

Welcome! The company you're applying to uses Scismic to screen candidates.
Create an account and upload your resume to start your application.

Why should you use Scismic?

Save time
Our matching algorithm shortlists the roles you qualify for to save time in your job search for FREE.
Better results
You're 5x more likely to be called back by the hiring company when you apply on Scismic.
Personalized help
Access free career resources and guidance from our team of scientists. Reach out at [email protected]
We currently accept PDF Or Doc files smaller than 10MB.
Already have a Scismic account? Log In
Your session has expired! Click OK to reload the page.
Are you sure you want to DEACTIVATE your account?