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Research Associate - Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology

LocationCambridge, England
Job ID R0005066 Date posted 01/20/2023

Job Description Summary

We currently have an opening for a Research Associate in the Pluripotent Stem Cell (PSC) Biology team based at our Cambridge (UK) facility. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new and maintaining existing products and services to support the PSC research field.

This will be a lab based position and the candidate would be responsible for designing, performing and analysing experiments with input from a supervisor. The candidate will be expected to regularly present results and conclusions to their manager and collate data to present at data meetings. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: effective documentation of experiments, troubleshooting, performing literature reviews and shared lab maintenance duties. The work schedule for the Research Associate role will require availability to work weekends as required.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, perform and analyse experiments with input from a supervisor

  • Document key experimental information, observations and form conclusions

  • Identify, report and troubleshoot abnormal or unexpected data

  • Present data and conclusions at team and departmental data meetings

  • Perform lab duties as requested (e.g. inventory of supplies and ordering, waste disposal, scheduled lab and equipment cleaning)

  • Adhere to Quality Management System (QMS) initiatives and keep up to date with required training

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or other related areas

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and molecular biology is highly desirable

  • Experience of data analysis and effective presentation of data

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) in a one-on-one and group setting

  • Detail oriented and proficient at time management

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team is desirable

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STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact. 

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

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