Research Assistant

TheWell Bioscience Inc. – North Brunswick, NJ

Job Description

TheWell Bioscience is a biotech startup focusing on 3D cell culture and beyond. The company strives to provide simple and versatile research tools and services to fill the gap between traditional 2D studies and the animal model by providing a comprehensive 3D cell model system.

The primary purpose of the Research Assistant is to provide technical assistance in the performance of biomaterial and cell culture laboratory. The position will perform the experiment under the guidance of the principal investigator. The person selected for this position is expected to generate the timely interpretation of data, and the preparation of report and documents.

Position Requirements

BS, MS, PhD in Bioengineering, Cell Biology or related field with more than 1 year of relevant experience. Experience in cell culture, immunostaining, histological study and other downstream analysis is crucial. Proficiency experience in hydrogel material, 3D cell culture and organoid is a plus. Good computer, oral communication and written skills, including word-processing, and presentation are expected.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Highly motivated individual capable of working productively in a startup team environment.
  • Ability to compose effective and efficient reports and correspondence
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Good knowledge of cell culture with multiple cell types.
  • Good lab skills with microscope, fluorescence microscope, live/dead assay, immunofluorescence assay, histological assay and cell proliferation/viability assay
  • Experience with fluorescence/confocal microscope, drug screening and downstream molecular analysis

Job Type: part-time (20-30 hours a week, $12-17 an hour)

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