MatTek is always recruiting new team members to help us serve our growing customer base and develop innovative products and applications to meet the needs of researchers across multiple industries. If you are a team player with the energy to keep up with a growing tech company, we want to hear from you!

Why MatTek?

  • We’re bringing #betterscience into the mainstream with engineered human tissues that replace laboratory animals.
  • We’re constantly developing new tissue models, assays, and technologies to improve testing capabilities.
  • We’re helping to advance scientific breakthroughs that get therapies to patients faster and improve the safety of consumer products.

We’re expanding!

  • We have sweet new labs.
  • We’re developing and launching new products and services.
  • We have a strong tradition of internal promotion and give our people opportunities to grow.

Competitive Benefits

  • We have a culture based on teamwork and supporting each other to get the job done.
  • We believe in real work-life balance – it’s one of our core values.
  • We offer a generous, matched 401k too!
  • We like it here! We want our people to love the work they do and enjoy coming to work every day.

Open Positions:

MatTek is an expanding life sciences company that produces human organotypic 3-dimensional skin, corneal, respiratory, oral, mucosal, and intestinal tissues for cosmetic, household products, personal care, chemical, and pharmaceutical companies. These tissues are utilized worldwide to test product safety and efficacy. MatTek is part of the BICO Group.

BICO is a global leader in developing and delivering life-science solutions, equipping hundreds of labs and thousands of scientists worldwide with cutting-edge technologies that fuel groundbreaking scientific breakthroughs.

Description: Participates in duties associated with manufacturing of MatTek tissue models according to SOPs where applicable. May also perform duties assigned under Laboratory Assistant, as needed.

Reporting structure: Works under the direction of more senior Associates and the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager. Reports directly to the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager or Scientist/Senior Scientist.


  • Prepare media and supplements.
  • Trypsinize and count cells
  • Feed tissues and cells using sterile technique and pay attention to detail.
  • Package tissues for shipping
  • Ship product –pack shipping boxes, and ensure contents are consistent with MAOs

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or equivalent with no previous work experience or Associate’s degree in Biology or equivalent with 2+ years of hands-on cell culture experience
  • Basic knowledge of mammalian cell culture
  • Basic knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Incumbent employee who has advanced from the Laboratory Assistant role.

Candidates must be able to work Mon-Fri along with some Saturdays and holidays on a rotating schedule.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including a comprehensive health insurance plan and an outstanding 401(k) company-match!

MatTek does not discriminate against applicants or employees due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 6% Match
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience: Cell culture: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In-person


Interested? Send your cover letter and resume to

MatTek Life Sciences, the leading manufacturer of 3D human tissues, has an immediate opportunity for a full-time Research Associate or Associate Scientist to join our team.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Culture cells used for internal R&D and/or contract studies
  • Independently perform experiments & assays and analyze data under the direction of the Study Director
  • Critically think about the experiment/assay being performed to fully understand the study objective
  • Independently troubleshoot assays
  • Maintain accurate records in the study notebook according to established SOPs
  • Reports directly to the Study director

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in biology or equivalent with 2+ years or Bachelor’s degree in Biology or equivalent with 5+ years of hands-on cell culture experience and aseptic technique
  • Expertise in Molecular Biology (DNA/RNA isolation/quantification, qPCR); Biochemistry (ELISA/Multiplex cytokine analysis, Western Blot, etc.); Immunohistochemistry and Fluorescent Microscopy
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, able to perform the above tasks routinely and enjoy working in a team environment

Please submit cover letter along with resume to: