Research Tech Ii : Bassing Laboratory

Research Tech Ii : Bassing Laboratory


Research Tech Ii : Bassing Laboratory

Details of the offer

LOC_COLKET:Colket Translational ResearchReq ID:75442 Shift: Days Employment Status:Regular : Full Time

Job Summary 13;

This Research Technician II position is in the Bassing Laboratory at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. The focus of the Bassing laboratory is to elucidate molecular mechanisms by which developing T and B cells create diverse antigen receptors without predisposing to autoimmunity and/or lymphoid cancers. Toward this goal, the lab utlizes mouse models and a broad range of molecular and cellular techniques and computational biology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to and then independently pursue a number of different and ongoing and NIH:funded research projects. The Principal Investigator and University of Pennsylvania PhD graduate students will train the candidate. After training, the candidate will be asked to plan experiments, record and interpret results, organize data, present and discuss data and future directions at lab meetings and/or with the Principal Investigator. The candidate will have opportunities to present their research at works:in:progress seminars on campus, research retreats with collaborators, and national meetings. Other responsibilities of this position will be to help the Principal Investigator manage the laboratory and its mouse colony. This research position will provide a strong foundation for individuals contemplating further training in graduate and/or medical school.

Preferred Qualifications:

:Bachelors degree that includes formal classes in molecular biology or related scientific fields.
:Prior laboratory experience preferred.
:Basic computing skills and experience.
:High levels of curiosity, self:motivation, and organization skills.
:Ability to work independently as well as with others of diverse backgrounds and skills.
:Strong verbal and written communication skills.
:Reliability, responsibility, and willingness to acknowledge and learn from mistakes.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, CV, and contact information for 2:3 references. While the position ideally starts this June, it is available for a successful candidate to start immediately if preferred. The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or protected veteran status. The Bassing lab is committed to maintaining a safe, open, and diverse laboratory environment and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged .

Job Responsibilities 13;
:Performs routine tests under the direction of principal investigator or supervisor
:Performs research procedures on experimental samples as directed
:Records and checks results for completeness and accuracy
:Performs calculations and maintains appropriate log and lab notebooks
:Performs tasks that require familiarity with fundamental techniques and equipment
:Assists with planning specific research protocols and procedures
:Maintains office, lab area, reagents, supplies and equipment
:Cleans and performs routine maintenance on lab equipment
:Coordinates schedules of tests and procedures
:Attends courses, seminars, and lab meetings to expand knowledge of research and laboratory techniques
:Records results, organizes data and maintains lab notebook in an organized manner
:Conducts literary searches as directed

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations 13;


Required Education and Experience 13;

Required Education: Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelors Degree Program

Required Experience: Nine (9) months of laboratory experience

Preferred Education, Experience and Cert/Lic 13;

Preferred Education: Bachelors Degree

Preferred Experience:

:Eighteen (18) months of laboratory experience
:Related internship experience.

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