Senior Scientist, Stem Cell (iPSC Reprogramming)

Senior Scientist, Stem Cell (iPSC Reprogramming)

  HireMinds is helping our Biotech client grow their Universal Stem Cell team and needs your expertise in leading stem cell efforts in the lab. Our client is taking stem cell therapy to the next level with new iPSC therapies. To do this they will need your expertise in leading a team in iPSC stem cell research, reprogramming, and cell line development for manufacturing and clinical use. You will work with research, manufacturing, and clinical stage projects in reporting and developing protocols in the creation of high-quality stem cells for regenerative medicine programs. You will also work with a collaborative team on internal and external partnered programs in finding successful therapies for patients in need. If you are open to this exciting laboratory role contact the HireMinds Lifesciences team today.


In This Role You Will:

  • Lead and execute R&D efforts on novel Universal Stem Cell technologies and creation of clinical grade iPSC lines
  • Develop and optimize analysis technologies to assess Proof-of-Concept for Universal Stem Cell platform
  • Lead team of Scientists and Associates in the bench-scale production, culture, and characterization of iPSC cell lines
  • Represent the Regenerative Medicine group in project teams and present findings to key stakeholders
  • Contribute to scientific literature, publications, and present at scientific conferences of relevance to the stem cell field


You Will Be Required To Have:

  • Ph.D. 5+ or MS 10+ years of experience in industry biotech or pharmaceutical setting preferred with stem cell focused work
  • 3+ years of team leadership of Scientists and Associates
  • Strong knowledge in iPSC stem cell biology with relevant publications in the field
  • History of work with evaluation of pluripotent stem cells for manufacturing and clinical use
  • Hands-on experience with cutting-edge techniques in the field of reprogramming
  • Preferred exposure to mRNA synthesis, splicing, and/or delivery techniques
  • Experience in gene editing and molecular technologies: qPCR/ddPCR, CRISPR-Cas9, TALENs, mRNA technologies, etc.
  • Ability to train others on testing assays including: Immunostaining, flow cytometry, and ELISA
  • Adaptability and eagerness to troubleshoot or adjust to scientific changes as necessary
  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and contribute to written reports which will be included in regulatory or clinical filings