Scientist - Cell Based Assays, cell culture in Andover, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

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    Andover, MA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description


  • Apply expertise and knowledge of, cell culture, cellular functions assay, and flow and/or cell imaging-based technologies to develop and validate a quantitative cell based assays. 
  • Development and implementation of novel cellular in vitro assays 
  • Maintain and characterize primarily cells 
  • Measure internalization kinetics and intracellular trafficking of labeled molecules 
  • Analysis, interpretation and documentation of complex data 
  • Responsible for eWorkwork record keeping
  • Responsible for QC and peer review of raw data, results and final reports


  • B.S. in relevant scientific field with a focus on cellular biology, biochemistry, immunology, cell culture, or related a must; MS degree preferred
  • 3+ years experience in Cell Culture with cell lines and primary cell from either an Academic or Pharmaceutical setting
  • Demonstrated expertise in the development and interpretation of cell based assays required
  • Must have Antibody-dye conjugation and reagent experience
  • Experience with Cellular imaging of plate based or flow cytometry based assays  strongly desired
  • Experience with cellular imaging and imaging cytometry or microscopy method development a plus
  • Ability to stain cells for different markers using labelled Ab and interpret the data preferred
  • Experience with Amnis Image Stream a plus
  • Knowledge in operation of modern flow cytometry platforms, associated data and LIMS systems desired
  • Ability to proactively apply it to our problem with a can do positive, approach in execution of the work. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely interpret and communicate complex data 
  • Good communication skills and strong work ethic a must

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Scientist Cell Culture' in the subject line.

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