Positions Available

Job ID:

30345

Job Title:

Research Technologist Sr


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in related field of Science and two years of Research experience. May require professional certification. 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 EE.

Position Description

This position will provide technical support and may assist with experimental design for all faculty programs within the flow cytometry unit at the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics. Primary responsibilities include the operation of highly sophisticated research equipment in the performance of cell sorting (Vantage cell sorter and FACS Aria Cell Sorter) and flow cytometric analysis (FACSCalibur and LSR II Flow Cytometer). Candidate will also operate and analyze specimens using a fluorescent microscope and a Leica confocal microscope. This position will be responsible for the calibration, quality control and qualify assurance of all equipment in the flow cytometory unit. Individual will assist with the preparation of standard operating procedures (SOP) including clinical Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) SOPs and will ensure proper training and operation of equipment for all research personnel within the flow cytometry unit. Requires advanced knowledge of basic laboratory techniques such as preparation of primary cells from bone marrow and spleen, handling mice, preparing cells for phenotyping. Working knowledge of flow cytometry, cell sorting, and cell imaging techniques preferred. Individual will also assist with processing mPBMCs and bone marrow for use in clinical transplantation under FDA approved clinical trials. Position requires on-call duty, off-hour work and overtime.

 

 

Job ID:

30176

Job Title :

Research Technologist II


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Position Description

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. Performs Research & Development studies designed to improve the bone marrow processing techniques, and compiles and presents data. This position will provide technical support for the conduct of complex immunological techniques (isolation of lymphoctyes, 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 will also be responsible for the daily monitoring of the Clinical rooms (temperature checks on equipment, particle counts, remote alarm testing, equipment calibration, cleaning of room and surgical instruments). Additional responsibilities include preparation of standard operating procedures, quality control of research reagents, ordering, and organization of the supplies and antibody inventory. Requires advanced knowledge of laboratory techniques to include cell culture, flow cytometry and cell sorting, immunology techniques. Position will require on-call schedule and occasional work at off hours (ie. overnight).

 

 

Job ID:

30124

Job Title:

Sr Research Assistant


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Position Description

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.

 

 

Job ID:

30811

Job Title :

Research Associate


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Position Description

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 performs 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 lymphoctyes, 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, review, 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 operation of highly sophisticated research equipment in the performance of cell sorting (FACS Aria Cell Sorter) and 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).

 

 

Job ID:

30554

Job Title:

Director of Operations, Cell Processing


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biological Science, Bioengineering or related field and seven 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 EI

Position Description

The Director of Operations, Cell Processing, ICT is responsible for the management of cell processing operations conducted in the University of Louisville, Institute for Cellular Therapeutics (ICT) Manufacturing Facility. The facility 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. The position will serve as the responsible head of the facility and assure that manufacturing operations are performed in a reproducible and controlled manner in compliance with relevant cGMP and GTP regulations. In this regard, the products manufactured in the facility will meet established criteria for safety, efficacy, and purity. A major area of focus of this position relates to stem and bone marrow cell processing and aseptic processing operations. Candidate will be responsible for the supervision of staff, adherence to fiscal budgets, and development of policies. Position requires "off hours" and "on call" schedule. Position to run up to 30 days or until filled.