Stem Cell Engineering Specialist

NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Bethesda, MD, United States

Biologist – Stem Cell Genetic Engineering Facility, iPSC Neurodegenerative Disease Initiative (INDI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

We are seeking an outstanding individual with Ph.D. training in the biological sciences and experience in iPSC culture and/or genetic engineering for a Biologist position at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

The successful candidate will spearhead an exciting new iPSC genome engineering project within the iPSC Neuerodegenerative Disease Initiative (INDI), which focuses on large-scale characterization of iPSC models of neurodegenerative diseases. The candidate will function as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team made up of experts in stem cells biology, disease modeling, and informatics, and will have direct access to cutting-edge genome engineering technology, robotics, and flow cytometry.

Ideally, the successful candidate should have a strong track record of achievement, expertise and experience in the area of CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing and human ESC/iPSC culture. Molecular and cell biology techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, vector construction, DNA sequence analysis, cell imaging and flow cytometry are required. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Interested individuals should send a Curriculum vitae and the contact information of three individuals who could provide letters of reference by email to Michael Ward (

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Salary, benefits, and travel opportunities (if applicable) will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


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Stem Cell Engineering Specialist