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Senior Research Technician
Ref No.: 18-00773
Location: New York, New York
Location: 1275 York Ave, New York City, New York 10017
The Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility develops, validates, and implements procedures critical to gene transfer-related clinical research including: genetic engineering and ex vivo transduction of patient cells, vector production, R&D work relating to vector production and transduction of patient cells, analysis of gene transfer efficiency and transgene experience in patient cells and tissues by cellular and molecular approaches.


We are currently looking for a Senior Research Technician to assist investigators under general supervision. Responsibilities include, but not limited to
  • Assist investigators in the development and quality control of ancillary cells (master cell banks) and genetically modified hematopoietic patient cells (CD34+ hematopoietic progenitors and lymphocytes).
  • Participate in production, characterization and quality control testing of: genetically modified hematopoietic patient cells, genetically modified ancillary cells.
  • Analyze gene expressions in cell and patient lines by FACS, PCR and Q-PCR.
  • Participates in the analysis of data and contribute to evaluation.
  • Participates in patient sample processing and maintenance of corresponding database.
  • Assist in the development, writing and update of SOPs.
9am-5pm Mon to Fri


Qualifications
BA/BS with five (5) years related experience or MA/MS with three (3) years related experience; previous experience in a QC, a cGMP or clinically regulated environment and knowledge of biotechnologies strongly preferred. Must have knowledge of in molecular and/or cellular biology. Must have experience with computers and database applications. Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail are required.