Research Associate- Histology and Molecular Biology

Research Associate- Histology and Molecular Biology

Company: recombinetics logo

Recombinetics is seeking a highly motivated and creative Research Scientist to take a leading role in cutting edge research and development project in the field of organ regeneration and interspecies chimerism. Recombinetics mission is to create identical replicas of a patient’s own organ cells and tissues — with his or her own DNA — this technology has the potential to transform the face of modern medicine and drastically improve the quality-of-life for millions.

Potential Benefits

  • A dynamic and highly collaborative working environment

  • Comprehensive benefits package available, including health, dental, vision, and 401K

  • Job title and compensation will be based on candidate experience

  • Recombinetics is an equal opportunity provider and employer


The candidate will be responsible to perform all aspects of processing and analyzing cells and tissues for regenerative medicine programs. The laboratory work requires an understanding of mammalian pathology and molecular biology techniques, attention to detail, and quality focused mindset.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in histology and molecular biology. The Scientist will have full responsibility to ensure that analyses are established and followed for all histology processes- ensuring the highest standards in laboratory methods to provide quality results.
You will be a team member as part of a fast-paced, collaborative science team, with the expectation to maintain close communication with other scientists.


Essential Duties and Job Functions: 

The candidate must think critically and creatively and work independently. We highly value candidates with a collaborative and collegial work ethic, with the ability to deliver results in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment. The candidate should exhibit excellent organizational skills and be proficient in both data management and the preparation of summary reports. The candidate should be able to present clear and concise data summaries in group and team meetings. The candidate should be willing to work weekends in rotation with other colleagues.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • MS or equivalent experience in Histology and Molecular Biology or related science

  • A minimum of 3 years of histology experience, preferably human and mammalian tissue processing.

  • Expertise in paraffin and frozen sections of mammalian tissues

  • Experience in various molecular biology methods, including: PCR, qPCR, Southern, Western, Northern, IHC, ICC, FISH, DNA cloning

  • Experience with various microscopy techniques

  • Willingness to work with lentiviral vector and human biological samples

  • Demonstrated ability to create written experimental plans

  • Ability to keep current with relevant scientific literature

  • Attention to detail and strong laboratory record keeping is required

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills

  • Knowledge of automated laboratory systems is a plus

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in oral and written formats

  • Be known by their fellow colleagues as friendly and reliable

  • Possesses the drive to succeed and to participate in the growth of an exciting, fast-paced company

How to Apply
Send CV credentials and a letter of interest to Tad Sonstegard at  
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