RESOURCE TECHNOLOGIST B/C

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The University of Pennsylvania Vector Core is a state of the art facility which provides vectors and vector-related services in support of basic, preclinical and translational research. The Core is currently accepting applications from candidates interested in the production and purification of viral based vectors. The Resource Technologist B/C will be responsible for the production and purification of research grade and/or GMP process-comparable viral vectors for IND-enabling/Pharmacology/Toxicology studies. Specifically, the Resource Technologist B will be responsible for the production and purification of research grade vectors for basic, preclinical and translational studies; the Resource Technologist C will be responsible for the production and purification of both research as well as GMP process-comparable vectors for Pharmcology/Toxicology studies. The Resource Technologist B/C will report directly to the Associate Director of the Vector Core.

Qualifications: Resource Technologist B:
* BSc and 3 to 5 years of relevant laboratory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
* Tissue-culture experience preferred
* Knowledge of molecular biology and/or biochemical methods (column chromatography) preferred
Resource Technologist C:
* BSc and 5 to 7 years of relevant laboratory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
* Tissue-culture experience required
* Knowledge of molecular biology and/or biochemical methods (column chromatography) required.
Both levels:
* Independent thinker, meticulous, detail-oriented, and analytical
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Excellent oral/written communication skills required

Reference Number: 40-25425

Salary Grade: 026/027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Gene Therapy Program

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.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research