Job DescriptionPosition:  Scientist I

Date:  April 9, 2018

Job Summary:  Longeveron LLC is an emerging company whose mission is to advance the field of regenerative medicine through the conduct of clinical trials of novel stem cell products.  We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to grow with our team.

Major Areas of Responsibility and Professional Requirements:

  • Perform immune biomarker screening and analyses for multiple clinical research protocols
  • Design and perform relevant experiments
  • Serve as contact point for said clinical research protocols
  • Maintain accurate records of procedures and experiments
  • Adhere to work hours as needed to complete required tasks (may be required to work after hours and/or weekends as needed as part of stipulated salary)
  • Other duties as assigned

Technical Requirements:

  • Multiparameter Flow Cytometry panel design, execution, and downstream analyses in FloJo
  • Ficoll separations combined with immunobead capture
  • T and B cell culture
  • Mammalian cell culture (5 to 10 years)
  • Quantitative PCR experience
  • Exosome/microvesicle isolation and characterizations, including flow cytometric analyses and sequencing
  • Next generation sequencing and/or microarray experience
  • Western blot, transfections, protein expression, nucleic acid extraction
  • Viral transduction and gene editing experience desirable
  • Fluorescent, confocal microscopy with imaging
  • Experience drafting technical SOPs, working knowledge of design control

General Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal/human relations skills; ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to design and execute experiments independently in a timely manner

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelors and/or Masters of Science in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or Genetics, Ph.D. preferred

Bench experience: 5 to 10 years of active bench experience in molecular biology

First or second author publication(s) in peer reviewed journals

Industry experience required