Research Associate Working on Cell Culture - Huang Lab
Gladstone's Center for Translational Advancement (GCTA) seeks a Research Associate I/II to work on the large-scale human iPS cell culture, neural differentiation, and pipeline maintenance for our large-scale drug re-positioning effort. This candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to critical components of the Center's drug re-purposing infrastructure. The person will work with a multidisciplinary team and is expected to bring a team-work attitude. The work responsibilities include:
Develop and maintain the pipeline for consistent production of multiple iPSC-derived cell types at scale.
Responsible for the culture, maintenance, propagation, and differentiation of the cell lines, using consensus protocols.
Provide regular quality assurance reports detailing culture quality, consistency, and cleanliness.
Exercise resourcefulness, creativity, and proactivity to seek out answers to unforeseen difficulties or problems outside range of expertise.
Implement operational modifications where necessary to improve accuracy, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness
BS or MS in a field of biological sciences required.
1+ years' experience in a laboratory setting with mammalian cell culture with excellent aseptic technique.
Previous experience in pluripotent human stem cell culture, propagation and differentiation is strongly desired.
Large-scale drug screening experience preferred.
Exceptional organizational and documentation skills.
Internal Number: REQ-141
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