Sample Manager

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00023862
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 B

Job Description Summary

The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) is entering a new era of unprecedented opportunity with the great potential to reshape the face of medicine as we know it. Our discoveries have set the stage for successful treatments and possibly even cures for devastating genetic diseases.

The laboratory of Dr. Jim Wilson, at GTP of the University of Pennsylvania, has been a leader in the development of innovative vector technology for close to three decades. We have emerged as the “go-to” organization for public and private partners, who want to participate in the gene therapy space. Currently, we are positioned to lead another round of vector innovation and establish pre-clinical and clinical proof-of-concept in therapeutic applications of in-vivo genome editing.

Continuation of all GTP positions is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

Our Vector Core is a state-of-the-art facility which provides vector-related materials and services in support of basic and translational research worldwide, producing vectors in support of IND-enabling research, conduct GLP assays, oversee CMO's in vector production and is expanding to conduct state-of-the art process development.

Due to growth of our program, the Vector Core is looking to add a Sample Manager to contribute the end-to-end management of all samples needed for quality control testing and plasmid inventory for manufacturing of AAV vectors.

As the Sample Manager, you will coordinate the day to day operations of the sample team. This team is responsible for the processes involving sample receipt, sample tracking, sample inventory, sample disposal and sample logistics. This includes communicating with multiple departments within GTP and external contract manufacturing organization vendors. Also you will maintain all sample records with good documentation practices.

Qualified candidates will have a background in biologics sample management in a regulated environment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree w/ 3-5 years industry/relevant professional experience.
  • Independent thinker with a track record of working collaboratively to achieve goals.
  • Highly functioning, detail-oriented, and analytical mind-set required.
  • GLP experience preferred but not required.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills required.

Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range $42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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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