University of Pennsylvania RESOURCE TECHNOLOGIST A in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-24352
Posted Job Title RESOURCE TECHNOLOGIST A
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org PA-Pathology Bioresource
Posted to the Web 11/04/2016
Posted Job/Salary Grade 024
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5pm
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Primary role is the technical processing of biospecimens in the Tumor Tissue and Biorespository Laboratory, including blood, tissue, and bodily fluids. Sample handling encompassing blood separation and advanced cell gradient and tissue culture. Under supervision of Technical Director and Lab Manager, maintain strict adhere to SOPs, QC and QA policies consistent with study guidelines as well as NCI and ISBER Best Practices. Facilitate all aspects of sample inventory and distribution. Provide special handling and processing of unusual specimens. Additional responsibilities include freezer monitoring and rotating on-call freezer response, shipping biological specimens, record keeping, equipment maintenance/calibration, and safety compliance in the lab. Candidates must have good communication skills.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.Applicant must be detail-oriented and able to work independently. Must possess ability to interact easily with clinical and research staff. Must possess superb time management skills; be well organized and highly motivated. Ability to communicate clearly, work with varying personalities, and manage multiple projects and duties at one time preferred. Knowledge of PC applications and experience in database entry is preferred. Physical requirements include frequent walking, bending, lifting of supplies and equipment (20-40 pound load), and manual dexterity to select small vials from frozen storage locations. Candidates must have good communication skills.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/22979
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