Research Tech IV

Req ID: 18530

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics (CCMT) is dedicated to the understanding, development, and application of gene and related cell and nucleic acid therapies and the promotion of professional and public education in the field.  The CCMT fosters a multidisciplinary approach among researchers and scientists working to discover new gene and cell therapies in search of cures for debilitating and life threatening disorders.  The Camire Laboratory, an integral part of the CCMT, focuses on understanding the components of the blood coagulation system, how they interface with activated cells, and how disturbances in their function lead to bleeding and thrombosis.

The Research Technician IV is a vital member of the Camire laboratory staff and will help develop and test therapeutic approaches to mitigate bleeding and thrombosis disorders that are major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide.

Job Responsibilities

  • Use of laboratory equipment including HPLC, FPLC, spectrophotometer and fluormeter
  • Molecular biology techniques including tissue culture and protein purification
  • Handling research mice including performing histological analyses of mouse tissues
  • Utilization of modern molecular methods including site directed mutagenesis, cloning, enzymatic kinetic assays, fluorescence spectroscopy, SDS-PAGE, ELISA and fluorescence anistrophy measurements
  • Actively engage in learning new techniques and contribute to process improvement.
  • Communicate clearly, work independently, perform tasks according to established protocols
  • Independently review and interpret relevant literature 
  • Ability to prioritize work, exercise discretion, multi-task and actively contribute to laboratory activities  

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum 2 years relevant laboratory experience beyond classroom / internship(s) required.
  • 12 – 24 months advanced laboratory experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Prior experience as a lead technician or supervisor preferred

Additional Technical Requirements

Computer literate in MAC and PC environments

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's 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.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

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Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Full time
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, US