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Job Description
Job Title: Scientist I, Cell Biology
Location: Frederick, MD
Reports to: Sr. Staff Scientist, Cell Biology, Cell Biology

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Essential Functions
  • Receives detailed instruction on new assignments and performs experimental and routine tasks under supervision of project lead.
  • Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires a review of multiple identifiable factors.
  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position.
  • Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures.
  • Suggest improvements in safety and productivity based on solid technical understanding of expected R&D outcomes.
  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.
  • The position will require non-standard working hours (evenings and weekends) due to the unpredictable nature of tissue availability as well as for maintenance of cell culture experiments based on projects assigned.
Working Conditions
  • Works in an office and laboratory environment.
  • Must be comfortable working with bio-hazardous materials (human and animal tissue, plasma, urine, blood, feces, etc.) and chemicals given proper safety equipment.
  • Regular 40hr work week with non-standard night and weekend work based on project assigned.
Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with min. of 3 years’ experience; industry experience preferred.
  • Background in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or other closely related discipline.
  • Basic knowledge of ADME/Tox principles.
Experience Requirements
  • Experience in mammalian cell and/or stem cell culture.
  • Experience in basic molecular biology including PCR, Western blot, and ELISA required.
  • Experience in primary hepatocyte isolation and culture from human tissue and rodents.
  • Animal work experience.
  • Willingness to learn new surgical techniques and survival surgeries in small animals.
  • Experience in primary hepatocyte characterization with inclusion of LC/MS.
  • Understanding process improvement, streamlining and optimizing procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and solve problems.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work flexible 40hr schedule. Nights and weekends as required on moment’s notice following human tissue arrival or based on project requirements.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret, summarize, and present scientific results in a clear, concise, accurate manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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