Careers

For over 20 years Cytoskeleton has operated on the understanding that our people are our most important asset.

Our people
Focused professionals who thrive on achievement through individual and team efforts.  Our people have a passion for excellence in everything they do, they are the engine that drives the culture and fulfills the mission of Cytoskeleton.

Our culture
Openness, accountability and balance. Cytoskeleton operates through a clearly defined set of company, departmental and individual goals. Every employee contributes to defining yearly goals which serve as a tool to help us communicate, be pro-active (change happens), learn and succeed. An open door policy, meaningful communication and boundary-less attitudes allow truly productive inter- and intra-departmental efforts to drive success. The culture at Cytoskeleton is one of inclusiveness, we offer competitive salaries, healthcare and benefits and we respect the need for balance in the life of all employees.

Our Mission
The mission of Cytoskeleton is to help life scientists investigate the biological mechanisms underlying health and disease.  We develop, manufacture and support high quality kits and reagents that are focused on signal transduction and cytoskeletal research. We have a serious commitment to innovation that is reflected in the patented technologies covering many of the products developed at Cytokeleton.  The quality of our products and support is a reflection of the high quality people who are unshakeable in their determination to create the best experience possible for our customers.

Location
Cytoskeleton is located in central Denver (Colorado) with access to major interstates that connect the mountains to Denver and to Denver International Airport (DIA). Denver has a thriving social life with year round entertainment in LoDo (Lower Downtown), which has over 400 restaurants, bars and clubs in one square mile. In addition there is a world class theatre and performing arts complex (8 theatres) and four major sports teams (Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets and Avalanche) to enjoy year round. Outdoor activities like hiking, running, biking and skiing are also very popular. For more information on a particular position, please e-mail a resume, cover letter, expected salary range and indicate which position you are interested in (e-mail: hres@cytoskeleton.com). More information about Denver can be obtained from www.denver.org.

Currently available positions are:

Product Applications Scientist

Sales/Marketing and Customer Services Manager



Product Applications Scientist


Job ID#             PAS2019
Full/Part time   Full
Location           Denver CO
Reports to        Director of Sales and Marketing
Description      Product Application Scientist
Level:               Scientist I

Position Objective:     

We are a preeminent protein, reagent and research kit supplier in the cell biology market. We need your expertise in the Product Application department at Cytoskeleton, Inc. As the major player in this department you will have multiple roles that focus on improving awareness and understanding of Cytoskeleton’s products.  This is an independent contributor position which requires an individual who is passionate about making the most out of company products.

Cytoskeleton is a small, dynamic company where you will interact with several departments and personnel at different levels. In particular you will work closely with the new products and quality control departments to gain an in depth knowledge of the technical aspects of product performance. Core functions include translating new product concepts to the market place and re-invigorating established product lines with protocol and datasheet updates, and improved marketing materials. There is also direct contact with customers in the technical support area where inquiries ranging from a simple Catalog number identity to the more complex experimental design are regular occurrences.  Core functions also include technical writing ranging from proofreading data sheets to generation of monthly newsletters. Several times a year you will organize and present a booth at cell biology conferences.  Other aspects of the position include developing quotes for the contract services department and covering for your colleagues in the customer service and shipping areas when necessary.

You should be an individual who can use their current knowledge and experience to have an immediate impact in the department while being flexible enough to improve your knowledge in new areas. We look forward to having you aboard.

Cytoskeleton offers attractive salaries and great benefits including generous paid vacation time, 401K contributions, health, dental, LTD and life coverage.  

Responsibilities
  • Translate product concepts to the cell and molecular biology market place.
  • Enhance product awareness and understanding through regular product testing and writing published articles about new and improved applications.
  • Contribute to and help design marketing and advertising material such as newsletters.
  • Organize and present conference booths within budget.
  • Respond and resolve customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Update and improve product literature.
  • Build team member involvement to inspire excellence

 

Requirements

  • Minimum M.Sc. or Ph.D. in cell biology, biochemistry or similar field, plus 3 years management or postdoctoral experience
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great public speaking skills as will be representing the company at external meetings, conferences and organizations.
  • Requires ability to present high level technical and marketing information to multiple audiences
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of website design and operation

 


Sales/Marketing and Customer Services Manager

Job ID#:           SMC2019
Full/Part time   Full time
Location          Denver CO
Reports to       Vice President
Description      Sales/Marketing & Advertising Manager

Position Objective:     

You will be joining a small and dynamic corporate environment that needs your expertise in marketing, sales and advertizing. You should find this opportunity exciting and challenging as you will be responsible for annual sales targets and weekly/monthly marketing cycles.  We look forward to having you aboard.

Cytoskeleton offers attractive salaries and great benefits including generous paid vacation time, 401K contributions, health, dental, LTD and life coverage.  

Responsibilities         

  • Part of dynamic management team that sets goals and metrics to achieve company directives
  • Define and execute company marketing strategies, including online sales, tradeshows and international distributor relations
  • Responsibility for managing budgets
  • Provide Technical Support to End Users
  • Build team member involvement to inspire excellence
  • Hiring, mentoring and training employees

 

Requirements

  • Strong web and computer skills
  • MSc or PhD in Cell Biology or Biochemistry
  • Project management experience
  • Exceptional public speaking skills as will be representing the company at external meetings, conferences and organizations.
  • Requires ability to present high level technical and marketing information to multiple audiences
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of bio-reagent and kit markets
  • 4-6 years experience in online marketing and marketing
  • Minimum of 3 years management experience