Research Tech A - Medical Oncology - Lab of Dr. Daniel Silver
Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description
Provide technical support and assistance to the principal investigator's research and experiments in cancer biology. Topics involve whole genome screening using cutting edge technology for new cancer drivers, evaluation of new cancer therapy targets, epigenetics, patient-derived cancer cell lines, and PDX models. Techniques utilized/learned include molecular and cell biology protocols, animal handling, breeding, injections and other treatments of mice.

Essential Functions:
Perform molecular and cellular biology experiments related to cancer biology with instruction
Coordinate and perform procedures that are related to experiments involving with the animals
Maintain the animals and colonies including breeding.
Order lab supplies and organize laboratory

Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related scientific area is required. A working knowledge of basic laboratory techniques and instrumentation is required with at least one year of relevant laboratory experience. Previous molecular biology laboratory experience is required. Experience in animal handling in biomedical research , or willingness to learn these techniques required. Communication skills, troubleshooting and interpersonal skills; and experience in writing technical documents, SOPs, is required

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in 10 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Job Type Full-time