Posting DetailsPosting Details Reference Number 40-31705 Posted Job Title SAMPLE COORDINATOR School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org DM-Gene Therapy Program Posted to the Web 04/19/2019 Posted Job/Salary Grade 024 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8am - 5pm Months 12 Position Length Contingent Upon Funding Position End Date 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.School/Center Overview
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/Duties
The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) is entering a new era of unprecedented opportunity with 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.
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.
Due to growth of our program, the Vector Core is looking to add a Sample Coordinator to support the Analytics teams.
In this new position, Sample Coordinator, you will oversee sample management for the Analytics team, including sample receipt, inventorying, tracking, and shipment to external Contract Manufacturing Organizations for testing. You will work closely with the GLP QC team members, Research QC team members, and the Assay Development team members within Analytics, as well as the Quality Assurance Unit and will aid in the development and implementation of new systems for sample management. In addition, you will be receive training to conduct analytical assays and contribute to the testing needs for the GLP QC group.
- Bachelor’s Degree required
* 0-3 year of experience in a role within Life Sciences preferred
* 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
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