Scientist - mammalian cell culture, bioreactors in West Point, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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  • Prepare laboratory reagents, solutions and culture media
  • Perform lab-scale upstream processing of vaccine products and process intermediates including Biosafety Level-2 virus
  • Setup process equipment for lab-scale experiments
  • Perform in-process monitoring assays
  • Analyze, collate, track, and report data back to client staff members
  • Maintain records and test results following good laboratory practices (GLP)
  • Work independently and efficiently
  • Document work clearly and perform tests accurately
  • Communicate effectively with client staff members


  • B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry, Bio/chemical Engineering, or related science
  • At least six months of laboratory experience in cell culture (e.g. mammalian cells)
  • General laboratory skills, experience with aseptic manipulations, pipettes
  • Experience in culturing mammalian cells, including passaging and harvesting
  • Experience performing basic cell-based assays, cell counting, and imaging
  • Highly computer literate with experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel
  • Strong scientific, organizational, and computer skills with capability of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs.
  • Excellent communication both oral and written and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

**For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Scientist - mammalian cell culture' in the subject line.

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