RESEARCH SPECIALIST B
Duties: The Research Specialist B will report to the TCSL Molecular Assay Platform Lead. He/she will process patient clinical samples to DNA and RNA, evaluate the nucleic acids for purity and quantity, and bio-bank this material according to SOPs. He/she will perform qPCR release testing on manufactured cellular products, and qPCR assays to measure persistence of transduced cells in patient samples. Assist with the development and qualification of novel molecular assays and preparation of Assay Qualification Reports. Experience with the Real Time PCR instrumentation, automation and liquid handling equipment preferred. The position requires careful and precise work and meticulous documentation of samples and procedures performed.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in science field and 1 to 3 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Masters degree preferred. Strong analytical skills, Strong communication skills and Strong affinity for translational sciences required.
Experience with processing clinical samples to DNA/RNA required. Experience with qPCR assays and DNA/RNA sequencing preferred
Reference Number: 40-27407
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: CI-Center for Cellular Immunotherapy
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