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Research Associate I - Cellularization

Company: United Therapeutics
Location: Manchester
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The job details are as follows:What We DoUnited Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model. We are confident in our future thanks to our fundamental attributes, namely our commitment to quality and innovation, the power of our brands, our entrepreneurial culture and our bioinformatics leadership. We also believe that our determination to be responsible citizens - having a positive impact on patients, the environment and society - will sustain our success in the long term.We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of "medicines for life". We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers and other orphan diseases.In 2021, we became the first publicly-traded biotech or pharmaceutical company to take the form of a public benefit corporation (PBC). Our public benefit purpose is to provide a brighter future for patients through (a) the development of novel pharmaceutical therapies; and (b) technologies that expand the availability of transplantable organs. At the same time, we seek to provide our shareholders with superior financial performance and our communities with earth-sensitive energy utilization.How you'll contributeThe Research Associate I - Cellularization (OMG) will support the development and characterization of bioinks for 3D printing scaffolds for lung tissue engineering. They will design and print 3D diagnostic models to test bionks for compatibility with different lung cell types.Prepare and characterize bioinks for 3D printing assessment and cellularization studiesDesign 3D printing diagnostic models for cellularization studiesAssist with 3D printing, scaffold processing, and bioreactor assembly for cellularization experimentsPerform cell studies to address technical challenges with efficient post-processing of 3D printed objectsIndependently and collectively develop and implement assays/protocols to evaluate cell phenotypes after cellularization of 3D printed scaffolds, including but not limiting to imaging (bright field, confocal, light sheet). immunostaining and qPCRPrepare reports, technical documents and SOP for internal and external useRecord and manage use of material and reagents needed to carry out experimentsReport and present hypothesis driven experimental results, data, and plans to other team members individually and at group meetingsRecord all laboratory data in the in-house data management system(s)Meet 1:1 with managers to review results and progressPerform other duties as assignedFor this role you will needMinimum RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) in Cellular Biology, Developmental Biology, or Biomedical Engineering or related field1+ years of experience in a biomedical engineering or cell/molecular biology lab environment (or equivalent combination of education & experience)Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)Aseptic Technique and mammalian cell cultureUnderstanding of tissue engineering concepts and fieldKnowledge of cell biologyImaging and microscopyBasic knowledge of 3D CAD software designPreferred QualificationsMaster's degree (MA/MS/MBA) in Cellular Biology, Developmental Biology, or Biomedical Engineering or related fieldAt United Therapeutics, you'll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.While United Therapeutics does not require vaccination for Covid-19 at this time, we strongly encourage all employees and visitors to remain up to date on vaccinations and boosters to protect one another from illness. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere and comply with customers' credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination against Covid -19, the influenza virus, and other illnesses that could be harmful to healthcare staff and patients.United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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