Job Title: Scientist III, Cell Culture
Requisition ID: 159760BR
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving
science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is
to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and
safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences
research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient
diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their
laboratories, we are here to support them.
Location and Division Specifics
Frederick, MD- BioSciences
How will you make impact?
Looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to join a
team of scientists engaged in the development and commercialization
of advanced cell culture systems, with an emphasis on pluripotent
stem cells (PSC) and differentiated cell types derived from these
What will you do?
Key focus areas for this position will be generating application
data for existing catalog pluripotent stem cell products,
developing next generation cell culture tools including specialized
media & supplements, ancillary reagents (eg. dissociation,
cryopreservation, etc), and cell models and protocols to enable the
creation of complex biological models in a straightforward and
reliable way. The ideal candidate will both lead independent
projects and collaborate with other teams.
Working in a team environment, candidate will design, execute
and analyze experimental results with a focus on product
development and adherence to project timelines. Additional duties
typically include: data analysis and modeling, technical
presentations and input to project team and management. Ability to
identify technical bottlenecks and solve complex problems
associated with key experimental and project goals is essential.
Opportunities to widely contribute ideas and suggestions to improve
protocols, processes and approaches are available and encouraged.
Reading literature directly associated with assigned project and
maintaining familiarity with state of the art approaches and
competitive products is expected. Adherence with all company safety
regulations and procedures is required.
How will you get here?
Successful candidate will have the ability to effectively handle
multiple tasks and learn quickly. Effective communication skills
and the ability to work in team environment are essential. Due to
nature of projects, some weekend work will be required in order to
maintain cultures and experimental or project timelines.
Requires a Master's degree with 3+ relevant years or a PhD with
0+ years postdoctoral experience in Biology, Biochemistry or
related life sciences discipline.
Knowledge Skills, Abilities
- Strong background in cell and molecular biology is
- Aseptic mammalian cell culture is required
- Should be able to design, execute, and analyze experiments
- Proficiency in molecular biology techniques including but not
limited to qPCR, Western blot, immunohistochemistry, and ELISA
- Experience in mammalian stem cell culture (ESC and/or iPSC) is
- Experience with culture optimization and process development
- Experience in industry and/or with product development is
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Highly organized, ability to maintain well documented
laboratory protocols and notebooks.
- Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
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