Wicell Careers

  • Lab Assistant (maintenance & equipment focus)

    Location US-WI-Madison
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  • The Organization

    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 Opportunity

    WiCell seeks a full-time Lab Assistant to join our team! The Lab Assistant will help with coordination, performance and monitoring of activities associated with the maintenance of WiCell’s laboratories, stockroom, storage areas and office spaces. This position serves as the primary contact with other WiCell employees in maintaining inventories of critical materials and assisting with equipment and facility maintenance. This position will work with all levels of the organization to fulfill the WiCell Quality System goals for a safe and productive work environment.


    This practical, hands-on role provides a wide range of services that requires managing a regular workload while also being able to respond to requests that are more urgent. Please apply if you are seeking to join a collaborative team that has a culture strongly rooted in shared purpose, values, and goals.


    This position will require occasional evening and weekend work. WiCell is located at 504 S. Rosa Road in Research Park on the west side of Madison.


    Candidates should have excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.  Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Experience with basic laboratory equipment preferred.  Enrollment in or completion of an associate or bachelor’s degree in science, occupational safety, engineering or a related field preferred or equivalent experience doing similar work in a laboratory setting.


    To Apply:

    Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and resume as one document via the online career portal.


    WiCell promotes and supports an inclusive and diverse environment and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.


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