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Associate Scientist

FISI FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
Ivyland, PA
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company's consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation

We are looking for an Associate Scientist. The Associate Scientist is responsible for all activities relating to Mammalian research, cell culture, product development, technical product support, or process improvements.

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  • Cloning, expressing, and purifying proteins from bacteria and mammalian cells (e.g. CHO and HEK cells)
  • Transfection of genes into Mammalian cells, initial recovery, and expression testing.
  • Cell culture experience is essential following aseptic techniques.
  • Develop expression and purification strategies for desired proteins
  • Develop and lead the analytical assessment of protein purity, stability, and function
  • Manage multiple projects and assist in cell culture/molecular biology techniques
  • Supervise and conduct experimental work related to new product development.
  • Support commercial activities through presentations, publications, collaborative studies, interactions with key customers, and participation in conferences.

Required Skills/Education

  • B.S. or M.S. in Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology, or related science.
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant working experience, or M.S. with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology, or related science.
  • Molecular biology and cell culture experience.
  • Broad scientific knowledge of Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, and Microbiology.
  • Experience with conducting and creating new assays as needed.
  • Ability to speak, write and read English fluently.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

For California, the base salary range for this position is $59,000 to $95,000 annually. Compensation for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience, location, etc.).

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.

In the event that COVID-19 vaccine mandates issued by the federal government, or by state or local government become effective and enforceable, 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.

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