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.
We are currently hiring for a Research Associate in the Research and Development department at STEMCELL. This position will be responsible for the development, testing and analysis of media, surface materials, and substrates that support human pluripotent stem cell culture. This work includes the development of new products, testing and improvement of existing products and evaluation of competing products. As an in-house expert in developing reagents for pluripotent stem cell biology, the Research Associate will be responsible for product documentation, data analysis and reporting, troubleshooting experiments, literature reviews and experimental design including controls and alternative read-outs. They will be responsible for maintaining written records of laboratory procedures, experimental results and all lab work according to company standards. The work schedule for the Research Associate role will require availability to work weekends.
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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.