Stem Cell Research Assistant

Job Title: Stem Cell Research Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-09-23
Reference: BH-90087
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2018 17:22

Job Description

Stem Cell Research Assistant – Permanent – Cambridge

Research & Development. Stem Cells. Reprogramming. Cell Culture. Media Preparation. Process Improvement.

The therapeutic potential of stem cells has long been recognised, however is only recently being unlocked on a large industrial scale. My client, a fast growing biotechnology company based in the Life Science hub of Cambridge is currently seeking the applications of a Stem Cell Research Assistant to join their dynamic team to carry out exciting research.

Stem Cell Research Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • To prepare company cell products which include human induced pluripotent stem cell, primary cells and cell culture reagents).
  • To assist with reprogramming projects for clients and research and development for new products.
  • Carry out immunocytochemistry assays to identify cell species and further quantify their genomics through qPCR.
  • Assist with research and development to generate exciting new methodologies and products.
  • Assist with process improvements and troubleshooting to improve efficiency and / or save costs.
  • Contribute to the running of the lab through active participation of department wide activities and be an integral member of the team.
Stem Cell Research Assistant Key Requirements:
  • BSc/MSc. in a biological science or equivalent experience with one year’s post degree laboratory experience
  • Experience of maintaining/differentiating human stem cells, ideally induced pluripotent stem cells
  • Knowledge of cell based assays and immunocytochemistry
  • Ability to correctly interpret data and quickly learn new tasks
  • Possess excellent organisational communication skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities in a busy environment
  • Computer literate: Microsoft office programmes including word and Excel.
This is a permanent position which is immediately available and offers a focused and career driven individual unparalleled opportunities for growth. The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary package with fantastic benefits and the opportunity to join a company that truly values their employees.

Please call Charles on 01619427163 for more information on rates and applying.