Resource Technologist C

Job Details
Institution: University of Pennsylnavia
Term: 12 months
Keyword Names: Core/Shared Resource Laboratory, Technologist
Address
Line 1: Perelman School of Medicine
Line 2: University of Pennsylnavia
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States

Job Description

Resource Technologist C

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Abramson Cancer Center Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Resource lab, in conjunction with the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, is seeking Resource Technologist C to perform complex high dimensional flow cytometry services to support translational research and pre-clinical trials across multiple institutions . These trials will be performed on a BD FACS Symphony A3, a new 30 parameter analytical cytometer. The position requires extensive knowledge of and experience with high-dimensional flow cytometry using Becton-Dickinson cytometers, with preference for experience on an LSR II or Fortessa. The successful applicant will have experience with panel design and with GLP-like processes. . Responsibilities will include working closely with the Research Project Manager to carry out highly-regulated clinical-type assays, and to implement and adhere to rigorous standard operating procedures to achieve uniformity and reproducibility. Presentations and interactions with the Parker Institute members nationally will require exceptional interactive skills .

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or a related subject, plus at least 5 years of experience with analytical flow cytometry is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Experience with blood and tissue processing, cryopreservation, and high-level proficiency with flow cytometers is required.