WiCell serves stem cell researchers around the world by providing high quality stem cell products and services with unsurpassed customer service. WiCell strives to make a positive difference in research that will ultimately provide cures and improve the human condition. To accomplish this, WiCell has a team of enthusiastic, passionate people who share purpose, values and goals that promote an environment emphasizing professionalism, respect, and communication. The organization offers an extraordinary work environment built around a multi-disciplinary team, state-of-the-art facilities, mentorship, and a strong partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This position offers the chance to join a growing organization focused on providing professional growth opportunities for our team members, and putting you in the best position to have a meaningful role in supporting stem cell research worldwide. For additional information about WiCell please visit: www.wicell.org
The Cytogenetic Technologist will provide technical services and other related responsibilities within the Cytogenetics Lab to include performing cytogenetic techniques, including (but not limited to) analysis of G-banded chromosomes and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) preparations, and performing tissue culture and cell harvest of human pluripotent stem cells.
The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related science and a minimum of one year of laboratory experience. Experience in the analysis of G-banded chromosome preparations, and interpretation of results using ISCN is required. Additionally, experience in sterile culture techniques is required. Preferred experience includes ASCP certification in Cytogenetic Technology and experience in culturing human pluripotent stem cells. In addition, the candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with others in a laboratory setting. The ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and demonstrate high degree of accuracy, reliability and responsibility is essential.
Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and resume online as one document within the career section.
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