Research Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Immunology
  3. United States
Pittsburgh, USA
Posting date: 19 Oct 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Research Technician with a pharmaceutical company located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts routine and non-routine lab procedures and assays for molecular, cellular and metabolic characterization of relevant samples from mouse models of cancer and human clinical cancer tissue under the supervision of Principal Scientist
  • Assists experimental team members in biological, immunological assay development to investigate mechanisms of immune-mediated effects of novel identified targets
  • As needed, supports the development and validation of new technologies for molecular, cellular and metabolic characterization of samples
  • Documents and maintains a detailed and precise record of work performed
  • Performs lab managerial, which includes ordering supplies and maintaining inventory, ensuring safety, service and maintain laboratory instruments of the lab, etc.
  • Other job duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, or closed related field with 1-2 years of experience in industry or academic research lab setting
  • Basic skills in laboratory techniques
  • Prior research experience desired experience with several of the following relevant techniques:
    • Mammalian cell culture
    • Flow cytometry and cell sorting
    • Molecular biology techniques (e.g., PCR, development of genetic constructs, cloning, primer design, etc.)
    • NGS (WGS, WES or RNAseq, including preparation of genomic libraries)
    • Processing and characterization of fresh human tumor samples
  • Experience with Prism, Flowjo, MS office is desired
  • Experience in working under GLP standards and ensuring safety compliance under BSL-2
  • Experience with laboratory information system (LIMS) is a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret, summarize, and present results in a clear, concise, accurate manner
  • Must be team oriented and able to work in a highly collaborative and interactive work environment to complete complex tasks
  • Must be able to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities and have ability to quickly learn new skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and well organized

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.