Cytoink Solutions, Inc.

CYTOINK Solutions – Open Search - Research Staff


Job Title: Part-Time Research Specialist

Work hours: 15-20 hours per week

Work Address: JLABS @ Washington DC (7144 13th Pl NW Suite 2200, Washington, DC 20012)

Desired Start Date: On, or after April 1st, 2024

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s or Master’s (much preferred) degree in a scientific field related to biomedical engineering, biology, or bio-manufacturing.

- Skills in synthesis of biomaterials and their analysis is critical. 

- Demonstrated ability to manage and operate in a laboratory setting, as well as ability to work independently and with minimal supervision is a must. 

- Experience and skills (or willingness to learn) in 3D printing, bioprinting, and microfabrication, specifically familiarity with extrusion and stereolithography 3D printing, post-print sample cleanup and processing, and laser engraving/etching. 

Additional Job Details:

- Conduct routine activities related to maintaining and operation of a biomaterials manufacturing lab (shipping and receiving orders, inventory monitoring, processes scheduling, communications with the team, new members supervision, day-to-day safety and maintenance tasks, etc.).

- Responsible for synthesis of biomaterials, specifically the synthesis of gelatin methacrylate (GelMA) and hyaluronic acid-methacrylate (HA-MA, alginate-methacrylate (Alg-MA). 

- Perform basic quality control (QC) assays for biomaterials validation, such as sample preparation, cross-linking timing, and controlled degradation.

- Maintain records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases.

- Compile data and records results of manufacturing runs and QC assays, and customer reported studies/results to help track manufacturing consistency and assist with new and existing customer presentations.

- Assist with 3D CAD modeling software to prepare the digital models for fabrication, based on customer needs (training is provided, if needed).

- Assist with fabrication and processing of 3D prints and bioprints using a variety of 3D printing and microfabrication platforms for specific customer needs (training is provided, if needed).

This position requires in-person lab work and has very limited remote work possibilities. Additionally, an employment offer is contingent on successfully passing JLABS background screening. 

Link to Job Application:


Job Type : Part-time
Education Level : Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree, Masters
Experience Level : Entry Level
Job Function : Development
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