Research Laboratory Technician C
Job location: Smilow Center for Translational
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-23
University OverviewThe 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.Posted Job TitleResearch Laboratory Technician CJob Profile TitleTechnician, Research Laboratory CJob Description SummaryThe person in this position will design and execute experiments for their independent project as well as assist and support other members of the lab on other projects. They will be required to think independently, resolve issues that arise and initiate new processes to perform duties more efficiently. Duties include cell culture and generation of CAR-Tcells; experimental design and analysis; RNA and/or DNA isolation; genotyping of mouse DNA using PCR, and gel electrophoresis; preparation of tissues and cell culture samples for protein and metabolite quantification.Job Description
This position is contingent upon favorable funding.
Skilled laboratory technicians that works with complex systems or perform highly technical mechanical or diagnostic tests in medical or scientific laboratories. Assists the laboratory manager to perform complex laboratory maintenance tasks and other laboratory projects, as assigned. Will assists senior level researchers on various supervised research projects within the lab. The technician will carry out routine tasks such as preparation of media and reagents, place orders for supplies, help maintain inventory and place lab equipment in their designated areas at the end of the day. He/she will gather data from experiments, complete data entry and analyze data in collaboration with Principal Investigators and postdoctoral researchers - with the intent of presenting research results in laboratory meetings.
Bachelor's Required, with 0-1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Office, library, computer room; Requires extensive safety training; Requires protective devices
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb.
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.