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Scientist - Cell Biology

Your Role:
At MilliporeSigma, the Scientist - Cell Biology will develop cell culture media, expansion protocols and cell differentiation approaches for the emerging ‘Clean Meat’ field.  He/she will be responsible for leading, designing and executing media development projects for various food-relevant species. In addition to media development, this hands-on lab position will be responsible for developing cell culture and cell characterization protocols for new cell lines.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a broad group of technical and non-technical personnel, including both internal and external collaborators.  This position will be based at our Bedford, MA campus.

Routine work will include:

  • Design, set-up and execution of cell culture experiments
  • Develop and establish cell culture protocols for cell expansion and differentiation
  • Develop media formulations that meet customer performance and quality requirements
  • Gathering, reviewing and presenting internally on science and direction of Clean Meat Industry from News and Literature
  • Accurate record keeping and communication of results


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cell Biology, Biology or related Science discipline with 3+ years’ experience in cell culture techniques or Master’s degree in Cell Biology, Biology or related Science discipline.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Cell Biology or related field with 5+ years relevant industrial experience.
  • Background in cell culture techniques and demonstrated experience and knowledge of a variety of cell types, including stem cells and/or primary cells.
  • Solid experience and theoretical knowledge of different analysis techniques including microscopy, flow cytometry analysis, immunoassays, ELISA and qPCR.
  • Cell culture media development experience.
  • Experience with designing, executing and troubleshooting new protocols and assays.
  • Strong statistical analysis, familiarity with design of experiment (DoE) approaches, and experimental design skills.
  • The ability to work safely and efficiently in the lab, plan schedules and arrange own activities to accomplish objectives with short deadlines.
  • Experience with cell expansion in bioreactor systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks.


Job Requisition ID:  203235
Location:  Bedford
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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