Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist V for the Department of Tissue Analytic Services/Bio-specimen Repository at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ).
The primary purpose of the Research Teaching Specialist V position is to assist in the acquisition, cryopreservation, processing, cataloging and shipping of tissues/body fluids and other biological specimens from hospital operating rooms, patient procedures sites, pathology laboratories and various patient encounter areas for the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Tissue Analytic Services/Bio-specimen Repository. This position will process complex (heme, PBMC, DNA/RNA extraction) and simple specimens for the BRS banking group.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Collects tissues, body fluids and other biological specimens from area hospital operating rooms, pathology laboratories and other patient encounter areas to transport them to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Tissue Analytic Services/Bio-specimen Repository laboratory or other Cancer Institute of New Jersey research laboratories.
Processes complex and simple samples for banking including but not limited to; bone marrow asp and PBMC.
Spins, processes, freezes tissue, body fluid and other biological specimens for short/long term storage.
Accurately documents tissue, body fluid and biological specimen collection information onto specimen collection forms.
Accurately transcribes written specimen collection information into BRS confidential database.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in relevant science.
Biorepository experience preferred.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective oral and communication skills.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Must be able to work PM hours on a regular/permanent basis.
Posting Number: 20ST1587
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 119156
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.