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Research Associate (Cell Culture)

Post Date:Jan 16, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/2/2018Salary:$24.00
Location:US-CA-San Diego Job Reference:6216732

Job Description:

Job description:

  • Independently set up, run, and harvest shake flasks, WAVE bioreactors, and bench top bioreactors
  • Independently execute process optimization experiments in deep-well plates, shake flasks, and bioreactors including setting up and maintaining productions and measuring growth and titer.
  • Design experiments and analyze data
  • Prepare media, buffers, and other reagents and solutions
  • Order reagents and consumables and maintain cell culture equipment
  • Present work in group meetings
  • Comply with good housekeeping and company safety practices


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, or related scientific field with 1+ years industrial experience
  • Aseptic technique
  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture (CHO) for mAb or recombinant protein production
  • Familiarity with bioreactor operations with the understanding of process development at the shake flask and bioreactor scales
  • Knowledge of statistical design of experiments is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task with attention to detail and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Good problem-solving, organization, communication, and collaborative skills are essential
  • This position will require some off hour and/or weekend work

About Aerotek:

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Name: Hunter Belvail

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