Scientist - Cell Design Studio

Posted 11 Jun 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 193327


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

A CDS Scientist is needed for execution of custom development projects and product development for Cell Design Studio (CDS).  This is a customer-facing R&D group, with expertise in molecular biology, mammalian genetics, genome editing, advanced cell biology and cell culture.  This position is being created to support increased demand for custom cell line engineering.


The CDS Scientist will be responsible for cell culture maintenance, expansion, cryopreservation and shipment of customer and company cell lines. This position requires a combination of intensive laboratory work, ability to generate and deliver scientific reports, and organization of documents. Candidate will work in a matrix environment as a member of a highly dynamic team, working on multiple projects and contributing to the development of current and future cell-line engineering technologies and methods. 


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S in Biology or Scienitific discipline
  • 1+ years of laboratory experience in mammalian cell culture
  • 3+ years of laboratory experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work dynamically within a team environment
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced team environment and be able to work efficiently on challenging projects with aggressive timelines
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of SAP is preferred



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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