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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.
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.
- 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
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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