Associate Scientist II/III, Research

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Job Description

What you’ll do

As the Associate Scientist II/III, Research Technology, your primary responsibility will be to contribute to the production of iPSC-derived cell types for internal and external programs.

Who you are:

You are a Scientist who has hands-on experience with the culture of undifferentiated iPSC and in vitro differentiation to neural cell types. You have strong interpersonal and organizational and good oral and written communication skills.


Required Skills:

· Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline with Master’s degree preferred.

· A minimum of two years of laboratory experience in academia or industry.

· Hands-on experience with undifferentiated iPSC culture and maintenance

· Experience with in vitro differentiation of iPSC, preferably motor neurons and/or cortical neurons

· Molecular biology skills including mammalian cell DNA/RNA extraction, PCR/RT-PCR/qPCR

· Experience with viral transduction and genomic editing using CRISPR a plus.

· Familiarity with cellular biology techniques including, immunocytochemistry, high-content imaging, image analysis, western blot, cell-based assays.

· Ability to execute, troubleshoot and analyze experiments and to interpret results.

· Precise documentation of procedures and results in compliance with Electronic Lab Notebook guidelines.

Additional Information

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