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The Program of Immunology and Clinical Research Division is seeking an experienced technician to work in the pre-clinical research laboratory environment.
The Program in Immunology in the Clinical Research Division is looking for a highly motivated individual to support the development of immunotherapy for cancer. This individual will be directly involved in isolating lymphocytes from blood and generating human T cell lines and clones. S/he will have the opportunity to work with a variety of cutting-edge cellular and molecular research techniques. S/he will assist with processing of patient samples from research protocols. This person will be responsible for maintaining meticulous records and organizing and reporting on experimental results.
Tech I Level: Bachelor’s degree in a biological science and some bench research experience with tissue culture and/or molecular biology outside of coursework is essential.
Tech II Level: All qualifications of the Tech I level with at least two years of professional lab experience in a related field with relevant techniques. A Master’s degree in a related field can substitute for two years of professional lab experience.
Tech III Level: All qualifications of the Tech I level with at least five years of professional lab experience in a related field with relevant techniques. A Master’s degree in a related field can substitute for two years of professional lab experience. A successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to independently manage research projects with minimal supervision.
Experience in immunologic techniques such as cell separation and selection, flow cytometry, chromium release assays, ELISPOT and ELISA is desirable although not required. Experience in specific molecular techniques such as PCR, DNA sequencing, western blotting, molecular cloning, viral vector construction is also desirable. Individuals with an interest in a long-term career in biomedical research and/or medicine are especially encouraged to apply.