We are seeking a motivated laboratory technician to join the Stand Up To Cancer and Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research project. As part of this project, patient derived organoid cell lines are grown and maintained in our translational research laboratory. This position is also responsible for supporting the efforts of the Section of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery in prospective data management and translational data integration. The significance of this research includes advancing both (1) the models available for cancer research and, (2) the methods used to treat patients in the clinic. In the short term, this project will validate the use of patient-derived organoid models in cancer biology research and establish a living biobank of human cancer specimens correlated with prospective patient outcomes for studies validating novel biomarkers or drug discovery. In the long term, results could lead to research that would reimagine the clinical care of patients by adapting an emerging technology, organoid culture, for use in precision medicine.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform experiments which may include
May identify and resolve common problems
Operates lab computers for data entry.
Maintains accurate data records.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supply in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Must be able to communicate well and work with teams.
High school diploma/GED with some science coursework required.
Must have good interpersonal skills and organization skills.
Training Certificate from Technical intstitue preferred.
Bachelor's degree highly preferred.
Certificate from Technical institute or internship experience preferred.
Prior laboratory experience is preferred.
Experience with Excel; Database management; Experience in Access preferred.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Working Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $12.31-$16.93 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full-Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm - 40hrs/Wk Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 600 N. Wolfe St., 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003966-SOM - Sur Cameron HPB Service - Surgical Oncology Personnel area: SOM - School of Medicine
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