A unique position as a Research Associate is available. We seek to hire a motivated individual with a strong interest in basic and translational approaches to solving complex human health problems. Research experience is preferred with a Bachelor’s, Master’s or doctoral degree. Research will be conducted as a part of CellARTs, Inc, a biotechnology start-up company seeking to address the devastation of male infertility. The research position is based in Great Falls, Montana, at the McLaughlin Research Institute, an independent Institute that provides a novel environment for scientific studies. Great Falls is a small city on the Missouri River located near Montana’s Rocky Mountain front, approximately 125 miles from Glacier National Park and 225 miles from Yellowstone National Park. The city provides a high quality of life with abundant outdoor opportunities. Faculty benefit from interactions with the Scientific Advisory Committee, the university system of Montana and the support of local organizations. Great Falls will also soon be home to the Touro College of Montana for medical training.
For specific questions about the Institute, please visit our webpage at: www.McLaughlinResearch.Org. CellARTs, Inc. is an expanding start-up company using unique technology to diagnose and address male infertility. Our research is conducted in compliance with the highest ethical standards.
The main location of this position is in Montana; travel to California will be required.
Duties and responsibilities
- Execute the research strategy to promote development of human male germ cells from germline stem cells Design and develop research protocols Cell isolation, purification and characterization Develop organoid cultures Cell culture and cell viability analysis Genetic sequencing Collect and review data Assist in writing grant applications
- Bachelor of science degree Previous research experience preferred Previous experience with cell culture, organoid development and other activities related to the study Knowledge of developmental biology and/or genetics and epigenetics Ability to develop novel methodologies in research monitoring. Ability to implement research monitoring plans and standard operating procedures. Knowledge of grant writing and grant reporting. Ability to provide technical advice, guidance, and support to professional staff.
This is a unique opportunity to join us and take part in building the future of biomedical research in CellARTs and the state of Montana. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and description of research experience and be sent to:
Renee A. Reijo Pera, PhD
McLaughlin Research Institute
1520 23rd Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405
CellARTs, Inc and the McLaughlin Research Institute are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.