Associate Scientist - Cell Line Development

Mont Saint Guibert, Belgium

The mission of Cellistic is to understand human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) and developmental biology and harness this knowledge to invent and advance the technologies that smartly scale hiPSC to benefit human health. We are convinced that iPSC technology is the key to get better, more efficient treatments to patients faster. To achieve this mission, we are building a world-leading research facility to overcome the complexity and challenges of hiPSC lineage specification. For more information about the company, please visit our website at


Within our Cell Therapy team in Mont-saint-Guibert (Belgium) there is one position immediately available for an Associate Scientist Cell Line Development (CLD).

You will join an international and dedicated group of scientists, project leaders and laboratory technicians. We have expertise in bioprocess development, stem cell biology, cell-based assays, and GMP manufacturing. If this awakens your interest, please apply and support us to achieve our mission in bringing better therapies to patients faster.


The position

As an Associate Scientist in CLD, focusing on iPSC Cell Therapy, your primary role will involve supporting the creation of innovative iPSC lines aimed at advancing the development of groundbreaking hiPSC-based cell therapies. You have a strong background in molecular biology, including genome editing.

You are self-motivated with a strong focus on innovation, and critical thinking, and with experience in a service organization or demonstratable soft skills that are needed for commercial projects. You are open-minded and a good communicator. You have a high level of energy that drives you and inspires others. You are a true team-player who enjoys working in close collaboration with colleagues in and out of the laboratory. You can work in demanding and dynamic work environments and understand that this position requires flexibility. You have a problem-solving attitude, take initiatives, and think outside the box. As part of the job responsibility includes hands-on processes development, the preferred candidate is a motivated researcher with desire to work in a laboratory, including occasional cell maintenance during the weekend.



  • Perform state of the art cell culture techniques in the field of human stem cell maintenance
  • Perform in process analyses and cell-based assays for characterization of engineered stem cells
  • Support routine lab activities such as stock management, environmental monitoring, cleaning and equipment maintenance
  • Collect and record data accurately following standard operating procedures in compliance with Quality Management System
  • Write technical documents such as protocols, reports, and operating procedures within the Quality Management System,
  • Review technical documents for accuracy and thoroughness
  • Propose solutions and participate in investigations whenever needed

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in (applied) biological science or related domains
  • Experience in industry within GMP settings
  • Demonstrated practical experience in cell culture techniques is a requirement (such as, maintenance of cell lines, cryopreservation, cell counting, media preparation). Experience with stem cells is a plus
  • Experience with CRISPR technology is a plus
  • Experience of Flow cytometry and cell sorting is a plus


Additional experience of value

  • Well-organized, precise and reliable
  • Understanding of good documentation practices
  • Highly motivated, proactive, accurate, creative, and committed team worker
  • Willing to work during week-ends
  • Good communication skills and team-player
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent knowledge of English both written and verbal

Job Location: Mont Saint Guibert, Belgium

Position Type: Full-Time

Start Date: Immediately

We offer you a challenging position in a dynamic biotech company with room for personal growth and development. We provide a competitive salary package based on your education and experience.



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