Cell Culture Manager

Job Description
The Company seeks an experienced professional to assume the role of Tissue Culture Manager. This is a full-time position based in Bothell, WA.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; have the ability to work independently as well as within a team; and be able to exercise good judgment in decision-making. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to understand, write and follow SOPs and scientific documents are vital to this position.

Manage day-to-day activities in the tissue culture areas. Maintain mammalian and/or primary cell lines to be used in preclinical (In Vivo and In Vitro) experiments, including preparation of cell culture media and other reagents.

Key duties include:

Manage and coach direct reports.

Maintain and promote a safety culture to staff.

Develop/monitor training requirements through a defined training plan for direct reports.

Perform validation experiments to demonstrate established and reproducibility of cell lines by following standard procedures.

Collect and keep detailed, accurate record data pertinent to cell culture laboratory.

Responsible for data analysis and organization of data according to prescribed format.

Coordinate with team members to ensure cell lines/cells are prepared in order to meet project timelines.

Prepare ad hoc reports as required.


BS/MS Degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or related field

Knowledge of cell biology, mathematics, and chemistry as would be acquired through a BS degree in Cell Biology or related field is required. Other means of acquiring this background may be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

At least three years experience working in a laboratory environment is required.

Must have working knowledge of sterile techniques, safety, quality systems and quality assurance concepts.

Excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills and demonstrated attention to detail.

Ability to collect and accurately keep detailed records.

Ability to analyze and organize data and prepare reports.

Ability to meet strict deadlines and to adapt to frequent changes in schedules and priorities.

Ability and willingness to function effectively in a team environment.

Ability to effectively and clearly communicate with a diverse group of scientists and manage multiple projects in a customer needs-sensitive environment.

Ability to operate computer hardware and software that would normally be encountered in a laboratory/business setting.

Ability to effectively and clearly communicate with a diverse group of scientists and manage multiple projects in a customer needs-sensitive environment.

Candidate must be willing to have a flexible work schedule, including occasional weekends and holidays. Some travel may be required.

Experience in/with oncology and or/stem cells is considered a plus.

Numira Biosciences provides a wide-range of specialized research services for its life science clients, including in-vivo animal models, histology, novel imaging services, including Virtual Histology™, its high-resolution, contrast-enhanced imaging technology, as well as its advanced imaging software solutions. The company has developed unique, high-value solutions for a broad range of research areas including: inflammation; cardiovascular; metabolic; oncology; and bone. Our clients include most of the top 50 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well leading medical device companies, academic research institutions, and government laboratories.

Numira’s success is predicated on its ability to recruit and retain highly qualified and motivated people in all areas of the company. Numira is an equal opportunity employer and offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.


Numira Bioscience

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