Positions Available

Job ID:

31301

Job Title:

Lab 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

High school diploma and three months 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 NA.

Position Description

Position is responsible for equipment and facility maintenance within the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics.  Candidate will conduct routine cleaning and maintenance of the controlled cGMP and non-cGMP facilities/equipment within the clinical research program.  Activities also include use of laboratory equipment (autoclave, glasswasher, glassware oven), cleaning glassware, stocking supplies, and equipment monitoring/filing of equipment documentation.  Candidate must follow safety and Standard Operating Procedures.

 

Job ID:

31254

Job Title :

Clinical Research Coordinator


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 and three 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 EE.

Position Description

This position will assist the clinical regulatory affairs unit of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics under the direction of the Administrative Officer.  Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for monitoring of case report forms and performance of pharmacovigilance activities.  These activities include monitoring all adverse advents, developing reports of AE/SAE activity for FDA annual reports and DSMB meetings, responding to partner/contractor requests and maintaining the safety surveillance database.  Additional duties will include preparation of documents required for submission of new clinical trials, amendments, and progress/annual reports.  The individual will monitor case report forms and send out documentation and maintain subject tracking charts across all sites.  The candidate will track deadlines associated with reporting requirements and prepare standard operating procedures.  The incumbent will ensure completedness of IRB documents and establish a tracking system to monitor all deadlines.  Candidate adheres to all aspects related to compliance with all institutional, federal and state laws, statutes and regulations.  Flexible work schedule and occasional travel may be required.

 

 

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:

31643

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

We are seeking a skilled laboratory technologist with a hunger for 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 functions for this position will include cell line and primary cell culture, molecular techniques for protein expression and purification, development and performance of routine immunological assays (both in vitro and in vivo), and rodent husbandry and treatment support.  If you have prior experience in these areas, have worked for greater than 2 years in a biological/immunology lab, and share the same passion for development of new therapeutics that we do, please apply today.

 

 

Job ID:

31464

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

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.  Research & Development studies designed to improve the bone marrow processing techniques, and compile and present 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.

Additional responsibilities include preparation of standard operating procedures, quality control of research reagents, equipment maintenance, and ordering laboratory supplies.

Off-hour work schedule required and overtime may be required.

Position requires a general occupational health screening performed by an approved occupational health unit to work with the "open product" in the bone marrow processing CGMP facility.  These examinations are necessary to protect the "open product" during the bone marrow processing.  Applicants who intend to work with open product shall not submit to a health screen until after an offer of employment has been made.

 

Job ID:

30993

Job Title :

Research Associate ICT


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 five years of applied research experience in a related field. A Master's degree and seven years of applied research experience may be substituted for the requirements noted. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade EG.

Position Description

Supervises the day-to-day management of cell processing operations conducted in a University of Louisville cGMP and GTP-compliant, controlled clean room facility designed to enable the production of novel regenerative medicine products such as FCRx.  Assure manufacturing operations for the production of preclinical, and clinical lots of a cell therapy product are preformed in compliance with relevant cGMP/GTP regulations.  Batch Production Records and approved Standard Operating Procedures.  Supervises all personnel involved in the processing and QC assays and conduct proficiency testing of personnel on a routine basis.  Supervise the performance of analytical studies associated with the cell therapy production (analytic flow cytometry endotoxin, viability, cell counts).  Participate in programmatic organization activities such as equipment maintenance, inventory control, ordering of supplies, and facility monitoring/maintenance.  Assist with the design and implementation of clinical validation studies as necessary.  Conduct data analysis and prepare reports.  Interview candidates, conduct employee evaluations and make employment recommendations.