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Research Technologist, Intestinal Stem Cell Biology - UK Based

LocationCambridge, England
Job ID R0001851 Date posted 06/19/2019

Job Description Summary

We have a new opening for a Research Technologist, Intestinal Stem Cell Biology in our Cambridge facility. This position will be responsible for testing and analysis of media, that support intestinal stem cell culture. This work will include the development of new products, testing and improvement of existing products and evaluation of competing products. The Research Technologist will be responsible for product documentation, data analysis and reporting, troubleshooting experiments, literature reviews and some experimental design. They will be responsible for maintaining written records of laboratory procedures, experimental results and all lab work according to company standards. The work schedule for the Research Technologist role will require availability to occasionally work weekends. This is a great opportunity to work in the cutting edge technology of organoid cultures.

Job Description


  • Performs all experiments designed with supervisor input, including establishing novel technologies in house for maintenance of intestinal stem cells
  • Performs data analysis and calculations independently 
  • Troubleshoots experiments, identifies abnormal or unexpected trends in data
  • Presents data at R&D data meetings, provides conclusions and future plans
  • Performs literature reviews, discusses relevance to product design with supervisor
  • Provides training on laboratory/product protocols to lab and sales staff 
  • Provides technical support (product use, protocols) for QC and Manufacturing as needed
  • Supports Quality initiatives
  • Occasional weekend work (Saturday and/or Sunday) may be required 


  • BSc in Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnologies, Chemistry or related field 

  • Some experience in culturing mammalian cells in aseptic technique. Some experience with intestinal organoids and 3D culture systems is an asset but not mandatory as training will be provided. 

  • Experience in cellular and molecular biology techniques

  • Works well in a team 

  • Motivation and enthusiasm in learning novel laboratory techniques

  • Excellent written and communication skills 

  • Good verbal communication both in one on one and in a group setting 

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 significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply. 

Create an account by selecting the create account button.  You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number.Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!


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