Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist I, Cell Biology in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

The Research department at Therm FisherCarlsbad is seeking a creative, talented scientist to join our interdisciplinary team to help design , optimize and develop new formulation reagent for the delivery of RNAi and DNA in primary cells in vitro and in vivo delivery. The successful candidate will have a strong experimental background in Immunology, biochemical, biophysical, and molecular biology techniques. Experience in tissue culture is required, the successful candidate should be able to work with cell lines, Primary cells. Experience with B and T cells manipulation (isolation , culture) and biology of these cells is a definite plus.

Key Responsibilities:

• Culture Primary and immortalized cells (Neurons, Stem cells, B and T cells)

• Design and execute in vitro nucleic acid delivery studies to characterize novel delivery reagents and new approaches

•Develop and conduct assays (such as flow cytometry, qPCR, ELISA, HPLC) for quantitative analysis of delivery efficiency

• Prepare clearly articulated experimental reports and data presentations

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in immunology, genetics, molecular/cellular biology, or related field. Industry work experience is a plus.

  • Experience Viral vectors, cell therapy, immunology, cell culture, TaqMan assays, ELISA, Flow cytometry.

  • Comfort with in vivo rodent handling and experimentation experience is a plus.

  • The candidate must be flexible to be able to apply his/her knowledge to new areas of study, thrive in a fast-paced team environment and have a sense of urgency.

  • Candidate must possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral), as well as superior organizational skills.

This position does not offer relocation benefits.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.