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 1000 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.
Job Description Summary
This Scientist position is responsible for the development, testing and analysis of cell culture media to support and optimize the culture and productivity of mammalian cell lines such as Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) and human embryonic kidney (HEK) cells. This work will include developing new products, testing existing products, and evaluating competing products, as well as generating mammalian cell lines for production of recombinant proteins. As an in-house expert in developing novel formulations for cell culture, the Scientist will be responsible for reviewing the literature and patent landscape, identifying potential product offerings, designing experiments, performing data analysis and reporting, troubleshooting experiments, and drafting product documentation. The Scientist supervises, mentors, and trains laboratory staff, and provides in-house technical training and technical support to customers, as well as acting as a scientific ambassador for the company.