Scientist, Mesenchymal Cells (Fixed Term)

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

Job Description Summary

Do you enjoy deep diving into the scientific aspects of research and thrive on solving complex problems? STEMCELL is looking for a detail oriented, early-career scientist interested in supporting product development and contributing to collaborative initiatives across the company.

As a Scientist in our Mesenchymal Cell group within the Research and Development department, your innovative mindset, combined with your deep scientific and technical knowledge of mammalian cell culture and biological assays, will be utilized to drive the optimization of high quality products.

*Please note that this is a 12 month fixed term position, with the possibility to convert into a permanent role

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fully responsible for several scientific platforms, and technical areas within the mesenchymal cell product portfolio

  • Use extensive knowledge and expertise in mammalian cell culture and assay development to design, conduct, and analyze experiments

  • Serve as an in-house technical expert and scientific resource, responsible for research project planning, timelines, and budget

  • Facilitate internal collaborations to move a product from research to launch, and participate in interdepartmental communications and collaborations

  • Supporting, mentoring and training junior team members on relevant techniques and topics

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with 3-5 years or PhD degree with 0-1 years of relevant experience (academic or industry) needed

  • Mammalian cell culture experience is required, preferably using Mesenchymal cells, and knowledge of primary cells, co-culture techniques and/or organoid assay development is highly desirable

  • Proficient in full experimental design process with the ability to critically evaluate and troubleshoot results independently and apply in-depth knowledge of technical methodologies

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, with experience preparing scientific documents and delivering scientific presentations, as well as working in team settings

  • Demonstrate ability to learn and apply technical and scientific knowledge to a new field, and contribute to technical and scientific discussions and innovations

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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.

The annual base salary for this job ranges from:

$78,640.00 - $118,000.00

STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.

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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