Resource Technologist A

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
23 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2020
Ref
JR00013776
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University 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.

Job Description Summary

This Resource Technologist position reports to the Technical Director of the Human Immunology Core (HIC) Facility at the University of Pennsylvania. This individual is responsible for the performance of immunology assays including flow cytometry, multiplex luminex assay, digital ELISA, ELISA and ELISPOT assays. In addition, this individual will also perform blood / tissue processing, equipment maintenance, reagent selection and validation, and help develop or update standard operating procedures (SOPs). Position contingent upon funding.

Job Description

This Resource Technologist position reports to the Technical Director of the Human Immunology Core (HIC) Facility at the University of Pennsylvania. This individual is responsible for the performance of immunology assays including flow cytometry, multiplex luminex assay, digital ELISA, ELISA and ELISPOT assays.  In addition, this individual will also perform blood / tissue processing, equipment maintenance, reagent selection and validation, and help develop or update standard operating procedures (SOPs). 

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. In addition, strong written and oral communication abilities are required. Experience in developing SOPs, working under GLP conditions, working with a Laboratory Information Management System, performing flow cytometry and/or validating assays is preferred. 

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room; Requires extensive safety training; Exposure to chemicals; Requires protective devices

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$32,000.00 - $57,600.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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