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Associate/Senior/Principal Scientist

Company: Xellar Biosystems
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Xellar Biosystems (Xellarbio) is a fast-growing AI+Wetlab drug discovery company with huge market potential, currently located in Cambridge, MA. We are seeking passionate individuals with Biology and related field background for our Scientist positions, in which they will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team including scientists, engineers, marketers, and other team members to develop our disruptive technology for drug discovery and development. As a critical part of our Biological Development team, you will be at the center of innovation at Xellarbio, contribute intellectually in meetings, work with fellow scientists in the lab, and fulfilling various technical duties necessary to our success, such as developing and maintaining cell cultures, conducting various assays, and carrying out bright field/fluorescence imaging with confocal microscopes. As a Xellarer, you participate in a fast-growing dynamic team at the cutting-edge of translating novel biotechnologies into medicine. It's time to ignite a new era in improving human healthcare.
Key Tasks:

  • Performing cell culture of primary and/or iPSC cells in research projects
  • Executing sample staining and imaging (phase contrast, fluorescent, live, and confocal imaging), and analyzing associated images in collaboration with other Xellarbio scientists
  • Preparing and running experiments according to study plans
  • Developing methods for cell culture, experimental protocols, and related readouts for specific project needs
  • Documenting all laboratory activities, protocols, analysis methods, and data collection
  • Writing, analyzing data, and preparing figures for presentations, scientific reports, and publications
  • Working in a dynamic, fast-paced, interdisciplinary team, collaborating with other team members to complete milestones and achieve deliverables
    Ideal Qualifications:
    • Advanced degree in biology, biochemistry, cell/molecular biology, pharmaceutical science, bioengineering, or other related fields
    • 3+ years of laboratory experience
    • Prior experience working with mammalian cell cultures or stem cells (such as HepG2, primary hepatocytes, and/or iPSCs)
    • Hands-on experience with 2D and 3D mammalian cell culture, ELISA, Western Blotting, confocal imaging, qPCR, flow cytometry.
    • Knowledge of statistics, cell/molecular biology, biomarker characterizations, and analysis, or in vitro toxicology is highly desirable
    • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to troubleshoot problems and provide possible solutions
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • Good time management, record keeping, and task prioritization skills
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
      Equal Opportunities:Xellarbio is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take unbiased action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or ability status. Our methods for hiring include ensuring that all available opportunities are fairly promoted - via online globally available channels - in a manner accessible to all potential applicants.
      Contact us:Interested candidates should send their resumes/CVs to

Keywords: Xellar Biosystems, Cambridge , Associate/Senior/Principal Scientist, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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