Research Tech II-Zepp laboratory at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 22 days ago.

Job Description:

Location:LOC_ABRAMSON-Abramson Building

Req ID:89891

Shift: Days

Employment Status:Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine and The Center for Lung Research at CHOP are dedicated to understanding the cellular and molecularmechanisms underlying lung diseases. Ongoing studies in the Zepp lab are aimed at understanding how cell identity is maintained and how cells respond to environmental inputs. TheZepp lab is translating these findings to better understand and identify molecular targets in lung diseases. The Zepp lab takes a comprehensive approach that includes genetic mouse models, three-dimensional in vitro cell culture, live imaging, molecular and transcriptomic profiling to interrogate novel cellular processes.

In close collaboration with Zepp lab and other lab staff, the Research Technician II plays a vital role in the day-to-day operations of the laboratory. Specific duties include animal husbandry (mice), genotyping, and related experiments utilizing both murine models and in vitro cell culture systems for molecular studies.

Extensive mice handling and colonymanagementexperienceis a must

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs routine tests under the direction of principal investigator or supervisor

  • Performs research procedures on experimental samples as directed

  • Records and checks results for completeness and accuracy

  • Performs calculations and maintains appropriate log and lab notebooks

  • Performs tasks that require familiarity with fundamental techniques and equipment

  • Assists with planning specific research protocols and procedures

  • Maintains office, lab area, reagents, supplies and equipment

  • Cleans and performs routine maintenance on lab equipment

  • Coordinates schedules of tests & procedures

  • Attends courses, seminars, and lab meetings to expand knowledge of research and laboratory techniques

  • Records results, organizes data and maintains lab notebook in an organized manner

  • Conducts literary searches as directed

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Associates Degree

Required Experience: Nine (9) months of laboratory experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Experience:

  • Eighteen (18) months of laboratory experience

  • Related internship experience.

Additional Technical Requirements

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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