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Scientist - Cell Culture and Molecular Cloning

Workforce Genetics Gaithersburg, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Scientist will join R&D teams to support studies in the areas of new product development and existing product support. He/she will focus on mammalian cell culture and molecular biology. This position reports to the Director, Discovery Research. 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining cultures of frequently used suspension and adherent cell lines.
  • Responsible for plasmid cloning, transformation, amplification, and purification.
  • Responsible for general molecular biological techniques and assays.
  • Responsible for Adenoviral vector infection, viral titer measurement, and viral stock maintenance.
  • Uses established protocols and applies technical standards, principles, and techniques to the execution of scientific studies with moderate supervision.
  • Documents experimental design, details, and results in a laboratory notebook.

General Responsibilities:

  • Write protocols and reports to accurately capture studies and data.
  • Establish and follow all research lab standard operating procedures and safety procedures.
  • Understand and work within the appropriate level of regulatory compliance in the execution of work responsibilities.
  • Contribute scientific concepts and potential solutions to problems related to vaccine development.


  • The candidate must be self-motivated and work equally well as an individual and part of a team.
  • BS with 3-5 years or MS with 0-2 years relevant industry experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique is required.
  • Experience in PCR, ELISA, and molecular cloning is preferred.


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Gaithersburg, MD



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