Resource Technologist A, Pathology Bioresource

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00024133
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 Profile Title Resource Technologist A

Job Description Summary

The individual in this position will be a member of a team conducting wet-bench work to support clinical research.  The primary duty is to process and cryopreserve blood samples.  Additional work may include isolation of cells from other human tissues or organs, assisting with sample transfer or shipping, and conducting assays such as flow cytometry or immunoassays.  The work requires biosafety training, SOP training and certification, use of a laboratory information management system, and strict adherence to the Core’s record-keeping mechanisms and processes.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The individual in this position will be a member of a team conducting wet-bench work to support clinical research.  The primary duty is to process and cryopreserve blood samples.  Additional work may include isolation of cells from other human tissues or organs, assisting with sample transfer or shipping, and conducting assays such as flow cytometry or immunoassays.  The work requires biosafety training, SOP training and certification, use of a laboratory information management system, and strict adherence to the Core’s record-keeping mechanisms and processes. This is position is considered essential and will be required to work some weekends, holidays and during university closures

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

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 $35,568.00 - $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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