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Sr Research Assistant
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Medical Technology, Nursing or a related field and two years of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ED.
This position requires developing micro vascular technique such as composite tissue transplantation, skin and solid organ transplant procedures. Conducts immunologic assays and procedures requiring familiarity with sterile tissue culture techniques. Performs cellular immunology procedures to include the isolation of tissues (spleen, lymph node, bone marrow), preparation of bone marrow chimeras, tissue immunohistochemistry, and flow cytometric analysis of research samples. Requires familiarity with basic laboratory techniques, such as preparing cell growth media, sorting media and preparation of samples for flow cytometry. Processes bone marrow and/or islets for use in clinical transplantation under FDA approved clinical trials.
Position requires on-call duty, off-hour work and overtime. Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory supplies and ensuring that all supplies are available before use. Performs core laboratory responsibilities, such as playing a vital role in preparation of standard operating protocols, Institutional Animal Care and Use documentation and compliance.
Position requires knowledge of safety standards and regulations and the ability to follow safety standards and procedures when working with hazardous materials and equipment. Position is also responsible for the Department Safety program.
Assists with research budget and in training of other lab personnel in immunologic/molecular techniques. Position will run until filled.
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Research Technologist II
Bachelor's degree in a related field of Science and two years of related laboratory experience. Required registration where appropriate may be substituted for one year of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ED.
We are seeking a skilled laboratory technologist with a hunger exciting, cutting edge research on therapeutics for important human diseases. Currently our lab is actively developing novel cancer and infectious disease vaccines, treatments for Type 1 diabetes and related autoimmune diseases, as well as new methods to prevent transplant rejection. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop skills in all areas of biological and drug discovery and development, including cellular and molecular immunology, molecular biology, flow cytometry, and animal models of human disease.
Day to day function for this position will include cell line and primary cell culture, molecular techniques for protein expression and purification, development and performance of routine immunogical assays (both in vitro and in vivo), and rodent husbandry and treatment support. The successful candidate will have proven experience in the day to day functions, at least 2 years experience in a biology/immunology lab, and a demonstrated interest in the development of new therapeutics.
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Quality Assurance Specialist
Master's degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ED.
The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for assisting the clinical manufacturing program of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics in the development and maintenance of quality systems within the Cellular Manufacturing Facility (CMF). The CMF is a state-of-the-art, cGMP- and GTP-compliant, controlled clean room facility designed to enable the production of novel regenerative medicine products, such as FCRx, utilized in clinical research protocols.
This position will be responsible for quality systems including maintenance of document control (scanning and archiving of GMP documentation), monitoring and maintenance of records (cGMP guidelines, training, pertinent regulations, vendor qualifications, policies and standard operating procedures), and will independently prepare, perform and maintain internal audit/review systems (manufacturing batch records, RedCap database, deviations, quality control analysis and result reports and change controls). Position will require independent authoring of internal regulatory (audit/review) reports for senior leadership review and approval.
Additional duties will include authoring/finalizing protocols provided by third parties, assisting with the development of new labeling systems, and serving as a liaison with laboratory staff. This position requires a high level of autonomy and will be required to search information, independently prepare reports and provide recommendations for the QA unit, interact with a number of outside vendors to obtain regulatory documentation/coordinating the testing of research materials and conducting audits.
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Ph. D. with three years of applied research experience in a related field. A Master's degree and five years of applied research experience may be substituted for the requirements noted. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ED.
Applicant will participate in the processing of bone marrow to include magnetic cell separation, cryopreservation, quality control analysis and data reporting for application in clinical Phase I, II and III trials. Will perform Research & Development studies designed to improve the bone marrow processing techniques, and compiles and presents data. This position may also provide technical support for the conduct of complex immunological techniques (isolation of lymphocytes, flow cytometric staining and analysis, cell counts, colony forming assays, multilineage analysis, endotoxin testing and viability assays) for all clinical trials conducted or sponsored by the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics.
Applicant may have a dual role in the translational research program to conduct complex immunological techniques including mixed lymphocyte reactions, isolation of tissues (such as splenocytes, bone marrow and PBL), performing preparation of bone marrow chimeras, testing bone marrow transplanted animals for multilineage chimerism, colony forming assays, tissue immunohistochemistry, and flow cytometric analysis of research samples. Requires familiarity with antibody preparations and titration, basic laboratory techniques, and operation of FACSCalibur, LSR II, and confocal microscope. Applicant will contribute to cost control methods through the proper ordering, reviewing, and analysis of supply/equipment costs through various external sources. Additional responsibilities include preparation of standard operating procedures, quality control of research reagents, and ordering laboratory supplies. Applicant may also participate in the cell imaging facility, requiring the operations of highly sophisticated research equipment in the performance of cell sorting (FACS Aria Cell Sorter) and the flow cytometric analysis (FACSCalibur and LSR II Flow Cytometer). Off-hour work schedule required. Requires advanced knowledge of laboratory techniques (cell culture, flow cytometry and cell sorting, immunology techniques). Position will run until filled.