Research Associate, Testing and Integration Business Operations Products

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 29, 2023

Job Description Summary

STEMCELL’s Testing and Integration Business Operations Products team is looking for a new Research Associate! If you are interested in a lab based role with the opportunity to work with various stakeholders, product groups, and laboratory techniques, this opportunity may be for you!

As Research Associate you will be responsible for planning and performing testing on products in cell biology systems to confirm product quality and functionality. This includes both existing products for the purpose of generating marketing data or investigating product issues, as well as potential new products for the purpose of selecting appropriate suppliers.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to project, goal, and experiment planning and execution

  • Acquire reagents, perform lab-based experiments, troubleshoot unexpected outcomes, complete data analysis, and present of results in slide and report formats

  • Onboard new techniques with limited training

  • Provide training to other lab members on workflows and assays

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • BSc with 6+ years of relevant experience, MSc with 2+ years of experience, or PhD with little to no work experience; industry experience is preferred

  • Practical experience in sterile cell culture and cell analysis techniques (live/dead cell counting, flow cytometry, microscopy, and imaging)

  • Hands on experience with Western Blots, 3D cell culture, and/or pluripotent stem cells is preferred

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues, optimize protocols, and write reports

  • Proficient in Microsoft office or Google Workspace, experience with Graphpad is considered an asset

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STEMCELL Technologies 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.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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