Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Unit Specific Responsibilities
1) Support filing of the BLA Application for Islet Isolation including validation and qualification of processes, material and supplies, equipment and facility processes, produce and review technical documentation: SOPs, validations, batch records reports and other technical documents; perform vendor qualification of manufacturing supplies and material, and other tasks as required.
2) Performs manufacturing and/or processing of clinical trial products with an emphasis on cancer research and cellular therapy, following cGMP regulations and established SOPs. 3) Ability to manufacture using aseptic technique, manual dexterity for compounding sterile products, perform tissue culture, separation and preservation of serum and plasma from peripheral blood, analyzes blood cells by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques. 4) Performs assays including but not limited to Endotoxin, Hemocytometer cells counts, and mycoplasma, collects and analyzes data, sets up and performs experiments and ensures operation of laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques; troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs any issues with the equipment used in the laboratory and/or cleanroom. 5) Prepares reports and other documents, prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. 6) Helps monitor and maintain compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies and procedures and accrediting organizations. 7) Provides back-up with the daily operations of the cleanroom. 8) Tasks would include taking particle counts and preparing reports, Environmental Monitoring sampling, specialized cleaning of the facility, processing inventory and cleanroom garments, filing, document preparation (Standard Operating Procedures, logbooks and other specialized forms), kit preparation, and other miscellaneous assignments.
Unit Specific Competencies
1) Good communication skills. 2) Ability to handle confidential materials and information and follow written and verbal directions. 3) Scientific and technological problem-solving skills, reading, understanding and writing documents including protocol and SOPs. 4) Independently learning new techniques and flexible approach to working. 5) Strong attention to detail and good time management skills. 6) Basic math skills. 7) Multi-tasking skills.â‹
1) Operating a computer at a desk. 2) Using fine motor skills to operate/maintain instrumentation. 3) Light Lifting. 4) Limited walking. 5) Able to sit for some period of up to 2 hours
1) Bachelorâ™s degree in a scientific field or medical technology
2) Advanced degree
1) Basic laboratory skills/techniques
2) Previous laboratory experience
3) Prior experience or working knowledge of G'X'P
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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