Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Technician - Research/Process Development - Biomanufacturing Center in West Hollywood, California
In the Cedars-Sinai Biomanufacturing Center, our mission is to accelerate scientific discovery by generating world-class biomaterials and conducting groundbreaking research in biobanking, personalized medicine, and stem cell biology. For more information, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/areas/biomanufacturing.html .
As a Biomedical Technician, you will perform tissue culture and aseptic techniques for developing and processing clinical grade and research grade cellular products in accordance to established standard operating procedures (SOP) using cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to, Western blot, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), protein extraction, cell culture, immunohistochemistry, and staining.
Performs a variety of cGMP manufacturing production and process development tasks for multiple clients; processes will be different for each project based on the types of cells, tissues or organs
Assists with process development, validation, and qualification for cellular production for multiple cell lines
Writes and maintains proper documentation in laboratory notebooks, data record/transfer, SOPs, and batch records
Drafts SOPs and maintains computer database
Verifies samples received, logs samples into systems, and transports to appropriate environment within the facility for storage
Maintains lab equipment and performs lab maintenance duties including cleaning, sterilization, and keeping maintenance records
Assists cross-functional teams with required testing activities as needed, and contributes to the success of projects by keeping accurate and detailed records of experiments and results
Prepares cGMP production rooms and research space, maintains material inventories, and places orders for equipment and supplies
Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery
Ensures all activities comply with regulatory guidelines and safety standards
- Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or related science/engineering field
- 1 year experience working in a lab environment or industrial scientific setting
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.