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 800 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.
In order to support our rapid growth, this is one of many new PhD positions at STEMCELL Technologies to be filled over the next 12 months. We are seeking a Scientist, Primary Cells for our Research and Development Department based in our Vancouver office. The scientist will work in a hands-on laboratory environment, and will be responsible for the development and support of primary cell products from hematopoietic and other tissues. This work will include the development of new products, testing of and technical support for existing products, and evaluation of competing products. Expertise in cell isolation methods, cryopreservation, cell-based assays, and cell culture with primary human cells is essential. The scientist will act as an in-house expert in the field. In addition to managing their own projects, the scientist will provide training and support for junior lab staff and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations within STEMCELL. She or he will possess a strong scientific reputation in a related field of research, will establish successful collaborations with other labs, and will be a scientific ambassador for the company.
Please note that this position is a permanent, full-time role, working out of our Vancouver, BC office/laboratory.
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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.