Perform hands-on laboratory techniques to purify and culture blood and marrow stem cells in addition to performing gene transduction on various cell populations by flow cytometry, automated cell counters and performs potency assays.
Develop standard operating procedures based on validated experimental results generated by hands-on studies.
Develop cGMP compliant documents and train technologists on protocols developed in the research laboratory.
Perform basic research to uncover molecular mechanisms underlying normal and malignant hematopoiesis.
Take a lead role in training technologist and students including overseeing the day-to-day functioning of the research/development labs.
Performs experiments and collects and analyzes data. Participates in the promotion of a research project.
May present work at scientific meetings.
Performs other related work as needed.
One to three years of post-doctoral research in the areas of blood cancers, gene transduction and cell biology.
In depth knowledge in primary cell purification and culture.
Excellent organizational working in a large group of investigators and laboratory personnel.
Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
Attention to detail required. Organizational skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
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