193482 - Scientist III, Cell Biology
CA-Southern California - San Diego
$38.61 to $47.00 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III, Cell Biology for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

Actively participate in R&D efforts to develop cutting edge viral vector-based gene delivery platforms. Actively involved in viral vector production systems for Adeno associated Virus (AAV) and Lentivirus (LV) platforms. Be able to work Independently in a fast-paced product development setting with minimal training and supervision and have a passion for lab work. Highly engaged in daily lab activities, focusing on workflow optimization, data analysis, guard banding/DOE, and documentation. Be able to independently design experiments, write plans, protocols, reports, and work instruction, to support product development. Maintain good lab notebooks and experimental records. Possess strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills with and ability to interact with and effectively present scientific data to a diverse set audience (R&D, business team and academic researchers) Highly collaborative with the ability to work in a matrixed environment within a diverse team and champion positive work environment. Understand stringency of timelines by being tenacious, decisive, nimble and quick. Demonstrates forward-thinking attitude by anticipating needs and problems while creating solutions.

Proficiency with mammalian cell culture maintenance propagation and analysis including suspension and adherent cells. Prior experience with AAV or LV virus production is required. Should be skilled in standard molecular biology, cell biology and viral biology techniques including transfection, transduction, virus production and quantification, qPCR, western blots, ELISA and flow cytometry. Good understanding of lab calculations and buffer formulation is required. Previous experience with bioreactor scale cell culture, Gene therapy process development and understanding of regulatory requirements is a plus. Work with a sense of urgency and be able to independently design, execute and interpret experiments. Intellectually curious and well informed on latest scientific advances. Good record keeping, communication and presentation skills is required.

Accredited Masters with 3 years’ experience or Ph. D with 1-2 years in cellular biology, molecular biology, virology, or other relevant disciplines.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christopher Conaway
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x332 or (800) 927-9318 x332

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.