Cell Biology Scientist - Seattle

Employer
On Time Talent Solutions
Location
Seattle, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Ref
2134001613
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Cell Biology Scientist

Seattle, Washington

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On Time Talent Solutions is seeking a Cell Biology Scientist. The ideal candidate will need to be excited by the fast-paced environment, engaged while performing multiple roles, and possess a versatile set of technical skills.

Cell Biology Scientist Responsibilities:
  • Culture cell lines for required experimental objectives.
  • Perform cell-based assays and PCR methods to determine viral infectivity and titers.
  • Assist in the development of methods to enhance AAV and LV production in mammalian and insect expression systems.
  • Learn and execute viral particle characterization assays.
  • Work in a matrix environment to conceive, design, and implement strategies to address current challenges associated with virus production and downstream characterization assays.
  • Will maintain accurate lab notebooks and training files in accordance with relevant standards to support patent application and defense as well as other international standards (e.g., ISO compliance, GLP/GMP requirements, etc.).
  • Perform literature searches related to products under development and new idea generation.
  • Work with customers to troubleshoot problems and understand unmet needs.
  • Will make contributions to scientific literature and conferences and comply with all company safety regulations and procedures.


Cell Biology Scientist Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Cell Biology, Virology or relevant scientific discipline.
  • 1-3+ years of relevant experience with mammalian or insect cell culture and aseptic techniques
  • Current laboratory techniques including transient transfection, PCR, quantitative real-time PCR, ELISA, and other relevant assays.
  • Knowledge of transient mammalian (plasmid) and insect (baculovirus) systems for protein expression and virus production a plus.
  • Experience with flow cytometry a plus.
  • Experience with AAV purification and downstream characterization assays a plus.
  • Demonstrated track record of completing tasks within established timelines.
  • Solid technical writing skills.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking capabilities.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret, summarize, and present scientific results in a clear, concise, accurate manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.

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