Associate Scientist, Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology

3 days left

Employer
ElevateBio
Location
Waltham, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 17, 2021
Ref
2054541556
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Title: Associate Scientist, Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology

Location: Waltham, MA

Reports to: Scientist, Regenerative Medicine

The Role:

ElevateBio is actively recruiting an Associate Scientist, Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology. This individual will report to the Director, Regenerative Medicine and will possess excellent scientific/technical skills. This person will be a part of the R&D team focused on establishing genetically modified iPSC lines for the development of iPSC-derived cell therapies.

Responsibilities:
  • Execute studies supporting the development of genetically modified iPSC lines with specific attributes
  • Optimize innovative gene-editing strategies for iPSCs
  • Generate edited iPSCs using non-integrating reprogramming technologies. Culture, bank and characterize iPSC lines
  • Run assays to assess genetically modified iPSCs and their derivatives
  • Draft documentation in preparation for iPSC line manufacturing


Requirements:
  • BS with 3+ years laboratory experience
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Experience with gene editing technologies, especially in RNA-guided nuclease-based editing
  • Understanding of stem cell biology principles and experience with reprogramming/pluripotent stem cell culture
  • Hands-on experience in analytical methods including qPCR/ddPCR, immunostaining, flow cytometry and ELISA
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and technically competent
  • Highly adaptable and responsive, and committed to completing tasks in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment as a team player with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including supporting documentation in laboratory notebooks and study reports


Why join ElevateBio?

ElevateBio is accelerating the future of biotechnology; developing the next-generation of cell, viral and regenerative medicine therapeutics for the treatment of severe diseases. We have launched a revolutionary new model that integrates innovators, infrastructure and capital to effectively develop cell, gene and related therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening disorders. With plans for a cutting-edge laboratory and manufacturing center already underway, we're building a world-class organization lead by expert talent with bench-to-bedside capabilities.

At the heart of the ElevateBio platform is ElevateBio Base Camp, a state-of-the-art research, development and manufacturing center for innovation in the Greater Boston Area to be staffed with a world-class team of scientists.

Our Vision:
Next-generation product development for advanced therapies supported by global bench-to-bedside expertise shared across our portfolio of companies

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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