Spectrum Biologics Inc.  is a privately-owned biotechnology company committed to providing state of the art services for the discovery and development of novel bio-therapeutics. Spectrum Biologics Inc.  is currently located at UGA’s Innovation Gateway in Athens, GA. 

Job Opportunity: Flow Cytometry/In Vivo Technologist    

Employment Type: Full-time  

About Spectrum Biologics Inc: 
Spectrum Biologics Inc. is a specialized contract research organization that support development and preclinical services. The company is currently located at UGA’s Innovation Gateway in Athens, GA. 
We are currently applying to obtain CAP Certification for multiple assays and we are looking for a reliable Manager of Quality Assurance to ensure that all external and internal requirements are met.  
Job Description: 
Spectrum Biologics Inc. is a specialized contract research organization that support development and preclinical services. In this role, one will perform Flow Cytometry based assays and data acquisition. The ideal candidate should possess skill in the operation of laboratory equipment and instruments, ability to follow standard operating procedures and documentation practices, and experience with sterile technique required. 

Main activities and responsibilities: 

• Running samples, trouble shooting experiments, equipment fault diagnostics using flow cytometer

• Develop methods to assess cell composition using flow cytometry

• Responsible for integrity of data

• Require minimal supervision

• Provide scientific support to other projects

• Perform good laboratory process (GLP) in cell culture and associated GLP assays within a laboratory, clean room, and/or Aseptic Isolator

• Assist Scientists in translational research and development of cell-based therapy product

• Participate in validation studies of processes and equipment as required

• Produce, perform, and review standard operating policies & procedures (SOP’s)

• Clearly and accurately record/transcribe and communicate translational & GLP procedures

• Be aware of the regulatory requirements (GMP, GCP, etc) relevant to cell therapy product development and ensure compliance with the regulations

 

Education and experience:

• B.S. and/or Masters in Life Sciences with 2-4 years of relevant experience in industry setting preferably in cell-based product development or pre-clinical development

• In-depth technical expertise in Fluorescent Flow Cytometry

• Experience in working under GLP/GMP compliance or in a quality control environment

• Comprehensive understanding of cell biology, characterization, and functionality

• Experience in vivo procedures, spanning from intraperitoneal cell transplantation, sample collections, and general knowledge in husbandry oversight preferred

 

Personal skills:

• Great sense of responsibility and commitment

• Team player with strong communication skills

• Well-organized; well-developed time, task, and project management skills

• Goal oriented and strong critical and analytical thinking

• Attention to detail and always striving for high quality

• A dynamic, positive approach; pro-active; flexible; eager to learn

• Able to work independently and to manage multiple and varied tasks

• Very good knowledge of English (spoken and written)

 

Opportunities:

• A full-time position, available immediately

• A challenging job in a dynamic and enthusiastic work environment

• Individual training and personal development opportunities

• A competitive compensation package

 

Contact: Jessica Hutcheson; jhutch@spectrumbiologicsinc.com