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Job: Research Technician - Cell Biology (Exosomes) Temporary Associate, United Therapeutics, RTP, NC

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General Information


Job title: Research Technician - Cell Biology (Exosomes) Temporary Associate
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Job location: RTP, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/09/2018
Job category:Research and Development
Employment type:Contractor
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Job Description

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Conduct and assist in research efforts to develop novel cell and cell-based products for treating pulmonary hypertension and other lung diseases.


• Routinely perform large and small scale cell culture to support research and development efforts
• Routinely perform purification of cell-secreted products using standard chromatography methods
• Routinely perform bioanalytical assays to characterize cell-secreted products (Western Blot, qPCR, ELISA, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry)
• Routinely perform analytical assays to characterize the molecular composition of cells and cell-secreted products
• Assist in the execution of cell-based potency assays for candidate products
• Record laboratory data in the in-house data management system(s)
• Perform general lab duties to support laboratory operations, including equipment maintenance, autoclaving supplies, preparing solutions & reagents
• Regularly present and discuss data with laboratory staff and program leaders
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Job Requirements

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• Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Cell or Molecular Biology, or Biomedical Sciences
• Post-baccalaureate laboratory experience in Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, or Biomedical Sciences
• Experience with stem or progenitor cell culture, aseptic technique, and/or chromatography
• Facility with appropriate word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and related standard software
• Experience with laboratory instrumentation and data software
• Ability to work efficiently in a team setting
• Ability to work with a diverse set of co-workers
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability to independently follow experimental methods and protocols
• Ability to organize data
• Highly self-motivated
• Ability to initiate routine and day-to-day tasks
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