Associate Scientist III, Research

Job Description

The Translational Cellular Sciences group seeks a highly motivated Associate Scientist with expertise in human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) culture and differentiation. The successful candidate will support the development of human cell-based models of neurological diseases to help advance drug discovery programs across Biogen’s therapeutic areas. Key responsibilities for this position will be to contribute to the production of iPSC-derived cell types for internal and external programs. The preferred candidate would have hands-on experience with the culture of undifferentiated iPSC and in vitro differentiation to neural cell types. Open communication and a collaborative mindset are necessary to succeed in our cross-functional team environment.


  • Hands-on experience with undifferentiated iPSC culture and maintenance
  • Experience with in vitro differentiation of iPSC
  • Experience with viral transduction is a plus
  • Familiarity with automated liquid handling systems and biorepository software
  • Ability to execute, troubleshoot and analyze experiments and to interpret results
  • Precise documentation of procedures and results in compliance with Electronic Lab Notebook guidelines
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • BS/MS degree in a relevant scientific discipline with 2-5 years of laboratory experience in academia or industry

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.