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Research Specialist - Research & Development

Company: FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation
Location: Madison
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


We are recruiting for a Research Specialist -to support -our Research and Development efforts over multiple programs - to include ocular therapeutics, immune cell therapy, Parkinson's Disease, Extracellular Vesicles, -iPSC Platform development, Assay Development, -and Process development and Engineering. - -These positions require self-motivated and intellectually curious -individuals with experience in cell biology and molecular biology, who can contribute to our ongoing development efforts. - Qualified individuals need to be -inspired -to support the development of therapeutics and/or life science products and tools to support research endeavors. We provide development and support to enhance your career using -cutting edge iPSC technology.You will be providing experimental support in the development of cell therapy products and developing custom assays to evaluate their quality, purity and performance. -FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics, Inc. (FCDI) is a leading developer and manufacturer of human cells used in drug discovery, toxicity testing, stem cell banking, and cell therapy development. The Company partners with innovators from around the world to combine biologically relevant human cells with the newest technologies to drive advancements in medicine and healthier living.

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Responsibilities -

  • Work independently (and/or with higher-level scientists) to design, perform, optimize, and analyze well thought out experiments in order to achieve project goals within a given time constraint.
  • Utilize basic laboratory techniques in support of project objectives.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and current best practices while maintaining complete and accurate records.
  • Effectively communicate experimental results to the project team and prepare summaries of experiments in the form of presentations and technical reports.
  • Write protocols, technical reports, and SOPs, and develop appropriate documentation for processes.
  • Other job functions as assigned. -Required Skills/Education
  • Associate's, or bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering, stem cell biology, cell biology, developmental biology, or a closely related scientific field is required.
  • Demonstrated capability -with cell culture, flow cytometry, and/or molecular biology methods. Stem cell culture experience and/or flow cytometry experience is extremely desirable.
  • Self-motivated with a sound -work ethic, initiative, the ability to multi-task, intellectual curiosity, and a desire to acquire new technical skills.
  • Flexibility to change project objectives quickly and enthusiastically.
  • Proficient in -written and oral communication, -as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work some evening and/or weekend work is required.
  • Able to work with hazardous materials (i.e. chemicals, electrical equipment and human tissue) without endangering oneself or others.
  • Able to wear standard laboratory PPE.Desired Skills
    • Previous related work experience is desired but not required for outstanding candidates.
    • Previous experience and understanding of stem cell or other human/animal cell cultures is desirable. -EEO/COVID/AGENCY NOTES -Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. -If COVID-19 -vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company -will -require that the successful candidate hired for positions -covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) -be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. - For all -positions, the Company -encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and -may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus -periodically -and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. - -To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Fujifilm about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Fujifilm via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Fujifilm, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Fujifilm for this requisition and a valid agreement with Fujifilm is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Fujifilm agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.*#LI-Onsite - - - - - - - - - - -

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