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Research Assistant (Primary Cell/Production)

Status: Active
CompanyiXCells Biotechnologies Inc.
LocationSan Diego, CA
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Due to business expansion, we are currently seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our in vitro Pharmacology team. The candidate for this position will be involved in the development of various disease-relevant cellular models and in vitro bioassays to support preclinical screening and/or evaluation of drug targets or candidate drugs. The candidate with experiences in human ESC/iPSC culture or gene editing techniques is preferred.



  • Work under the supervision of the lead scientists in Primary Cell / Product groups, including product generation & QC, CRO services and R&D projects
  • Isolate and characterize primary cells from animal and human tissue specimens
  • Assist with other experiments as required
  • Keep good data recording
  • Help the lead scientist to prepare the project report, and help the project manager for report updates
  • Help to prepare and update SOPs
  • Help with routine lab management duties



  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or closely related fields
  • Prior experience with cell-based assays and FACS based immunology assays is highly desired
  • Willing and able to work with rodents as experimental animals is a plus
  • Excellent attention to details with proven communication and problem-solving skills
  • Superior time and project-management skills; commitment to anticipating and meeting deadlines
  • Flexibility and ability to respond to changing priorities and project directions
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional overtime is a plus


About iXCells Biotechnologies

iXCells Biotechnologies Inc. is a San Diego based cell biology and cell technology company dedicated to providing innovative pre-clinical drug discovery solutions with the focus on disease-relevant cellular models, enabling technologies and services to the academic, biotech and pharma communities to accelerate the pace of drug discovery. We offer our customers access to high quality primary and iPSC-derived cells, custom iPSC services, functional bioassay development and execution. With a network of collaborators and partners across biotech and pharma we continue to make discoveries and expand our product offerings to maintain our position as a leader in the marketplace.


iXCells Biotechnologies Inc. is fast growing with positive financial status. We sincerely invite talented and motivated individuals to join our growing teams. We treat our employees as our partners. You will have opportunities to turn your ideas into big impacts. In addition, we provide you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career with the talent development and employee engagement programs.


iXCells is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.


Job Type: Full-time



  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Paid time off
  • Bonus (based on performance)
  • Incentive Stock Option (ISO)
  • Employee professional training program


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