FluidForm, Inc Stem Cell Biologist - iPSC Cardiomyocyte Manufacturing Waltham, MA · Full time

FluidForm is transforming medicine by creating human tissue for drug discovery, surgical repair, and organ transplant. By integrating 3D printing, computational and synthetic biology, AI and Machine Learning, and advanced materials science, we are developing human tissue applications that deliver on the promise of Medicine 4.0.


The Stem Cell Biologist will play a crucial role in establishing and managing a dedicated team to produce induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) derived cardiomyocytes using validated manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have a robust background in cell biology, stem cell research, and industrial cell manufacturing.


  • Oversee, plan, and coordinate the production activities of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes.
  • Develop, implement, and refine scalable production processes.
  • Lead a team of Biomedical Lab Technicians, providing technical guidance as needed.
  • Assume responsibility for the quality control, monitoring, and assurance of the quality and yield of produced cells.
  • Take charge of R&D (Research & Development) initiatives, implementing innovative technologies, and improving existing processes.
  • Achieve production targets within the defined timelines.
  • Regularly report production metrics and progress to senior management.
  • Ensure strict adherence to and compliance with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) regulations and other relevant quality standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage teams.
  • Extensive knowledge of cell culture, cell biology, molecular biology, and relevant laboratory techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a GMP or other relevant quality standards environment.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical and scientific issues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and flourish in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.



  • Master’s or PhD degree in Cell Biology, Bioengineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in stem cell research or production, preferably with a focus on iPSCs and differentiation into cardiomyocytes. 



  • Use your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Prolonged periods of standing, must be able to bend at the waist and knee, occasionally lift up to 15 lbs.
  • This role requires consistent use of PPE, including safety glasses, face mask/shield as appropriate, lab coat, non-latex gloves, due to required handling of potentially infectious biological substances, fixatives, and other chemicals

 *Note: This position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.