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iPS cell culture scientist in the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine

Posted by , on 13 July 2012

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

Job Summary:
Due to the set up of a new induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell facility managed by Roslin Cells Ltd, we are looking to employ two Cell Culture Scientists to work within a small team engaged in the generation of new research grade and clinical grade cell lines for academic and commercial customers.
Job Description:
The post will also involve working with the development team to translate novel protocols for the manufacture of clinical grade cellular therapies for clinical trial.The posts will initially run for 1 year with the possibility of converting to a permanent position after a year.As a member of this team you will be involved in all aspects of reprogramming and maintenance of our cell lines and the further development of our iPS protocols working closely with Dr. Tilo Kunath.The position will also involve the day to day housekeeping of dedicated laboratories to ensure a high standard of organisation at all times with shared responsibility for out-of-hours cell culture maintenance.The successful candidates for this exciting role will be able to demonstrate:
  •  Excellent attention to detail with a desire to continually develop and improve our processes
  • The ability to work effectively within a small team
  • Ability to learn and share your knowledge with the development team and the wider team where appropriate
  • A determination to succeed with a “can do attitude”
  • Emotional resilience and an ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility and enthusiastic, with a passion for lab work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Customer focused with the ability to work to deadline and deliver results

Skills/Experience Required:

The successful candidates will have:

  •  Must have experience in culturing iPS cells and/or experience in culturing human pluripotent stem cells
  • A background in molecular biology and experience of cell characterisation assays
  • Computer literate with specific skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point
  • A working knowledge of GMP would be desirable

As well as being involved in an exciting and expanding company the company is offering an attractive salary and benefits package.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Closing Date: 23 July 2012

Salary: Attractive Salary & Benefits
Location: Edinburgh and Lothian

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