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Assistant/Associate Scientist – Automated Systems

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  • Anywhere

Website KLM Careers

KLM Careers

Company : KLM Careers

Country: United States

Location : New York City, New York

Post: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 07:13:05 GMT

Expires: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Assistant/Associate Scientist – Automated Systems

New York, New York

Relocation Acceptable – Locals Preferred

Overtime eligible. Possible weekends once a month.

Candidate needs bachelors

At least some experience. 2+ years outside of coursework.

Reports to IPSC production manager.

Cell culture and molecular biology experience preferred.

Process involves automation, Robot liquid handlers. Not typical research tech role.

Research position but is manufacturing/creating stem cell lines. Start ASAP. No soon to be grads. Cover letter required.

This is a full-time position based on a 35-hour workweek, however, weekend work may be required.

We are seeking a highly self-motivated applicant with a strong interest in stem cell biology and the creation of cell models for disease applications. The applicant will ideally have an interest/background in production environments and comfort in performing routine tasks including automated and manual cell culture, changing media, biological specimen preparation and sample management.

What you’ll do

* Process incoming biological specimens such as, but not limited to, blood, saliva and skin samples
* Perform both automated and manual cell culture of cell lines including (but not limited to) human fibroblasts, human peripheral blood cells, human embryonic/induced pluripotent stem cells, and differentiated cell types
* Work collaboratively with other scientists and engineers to perform all necessary automation protocols for fibroblast expansion, reprogramming, iPSC expansion and QC, and differentiations on the robotic platforms(s)
* Communicate and execute tasks effectively with other lab staff to plan, implement, and develop/improve novel automation assays and workflows
* Work closely and consistently with the laboratory operations team to ensure reagents/consumables inventory is accurately and efficiently supplied
* Maintain extremely organized and accurate records and troubleshoot issues independently, as well as provide succinct details to automation team in the event of errors
* Provide regular feedback at inter-team meetings by providing input as and when relevant
* Provide routine scientific reports to key team members around area of work, in particular with regards to sample status and management

Requirements

1. Candidate needs bachelors

2. At least some experience. 2+ years outside of coursework.

3. Reports to IPSC production manager.
4. Cell culture and molecular biology experience preferred.

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