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Randstad US cell culture lab assistant in boston, Massachusetts

cell culture lab assistant.

  • boston , massachusetts

  • posted august 2, 2022

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  • $20 - $25 per hour

  • contract

  • associate degree

  • category life, physical, and social science occupations

  • reference42657

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job summary:

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This role requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to a valid medical or religious accommodation.

location: Boston, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $20 - 25 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Associate


  • This position will support drug discovery with a focus on cell line maintenance, differentiation and characterization. In addition, the successful candidate will initiate and propagate cell lines, bank and sterility test of newly acquired lines and engineered lines, manage inventory and distribute flasks or cryovials.

  • The candidate will conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols and in compliance with regulatory and laboratory requirements. He or she will work closely with other scientists across functional teams, providing critical cell culture support for lead identification and lead optimization programs.

  • Cell culture media preparation, cell banking and testing

  • Cell differentiation, transfection and characterization

  • Cell based assay development and operation

  • Maintenance and operation of the SelectT and CompacT automated system (TAP)

  • Management of labware inventory

  • Distribution of cell flasks and frozen cell vials


  • A.S. degree with 0-3 years of relevant bench work experience

  • Hands-on experience in the areas of cell culture, including development of the standard operating procedures for the growth, maintenance and manipulation of contamination-free primary cells and commonly used research cell lines is required.

  • Excellent aseptic technique is a must. Knowledge of cell line differentiation and characterization is a plus.

  • Experience with 3D culture and organoids is also a plus.

  • Experience with Flow Cytometry and laboratory robotics is preferred but not essential.

  • Familiarity with Excel and Outlook is required.

  • An ideal candidate should be flexible, adaptable and able to communicate effectively and professionally in a fast paced, multidisciplinary environment

skills: MS-EXCEL, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), Flow Cytometry, Cell Cultures

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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