Research Technologist II

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

ID: 7068194
Posted: July 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related field of Science and two years of related experience. Required registration where appropriate may be substituted for one year of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset educational requirements. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ND1 Wage minimum $15.41/hr

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in laboratory science, Biology, Chemistry with experience in operations, planning and general lab management and four years of related experience. Experience with GMP operations and regulatory compliance for cellular therapy. Background in Immunology or Cellular Biology preferred and any cellular therapy or GMP experience very desirable. Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Familiar with techniques including flow cytometry, cellular and molecular immunology, cellular culture and sterile hood work and DNA extraction and PCR technology. Experience with human subject study is very desirable. Experience with FDA GMP guidelines essential for this position.

Position Description
Grant Funded Position. Continued employment contingent on grant renewals. This position is part-time at 0.50 FTE, 18.75 hours per week schedule with the possibility of extending to full time, if becomes necessary.

This position will provide regulatory oversight (principally for FDA related issues) for day to day operation of the Dunbar GMP Facility and assist with performance of GMP operations for CarT and other cellular therapy production. Previous training in immunology or biochemistry and experience with human subject study is desirable. Familiarity with FDA guidelines for GMP management is critical for this position. Techniques including flow cytometry, DNA extraction, cell culture and retroviral transduction are essential. The candidate should have motivation to conduct research, organize data collection and analysis, and assist in research-related tasks on specified projects. This position requires regulatory familiarity and a strict adherence to federal guidelines. She/he will assist the PIs to oversee routine lab work and be responsible for regulatory compliance. Moreover, this position will also coordinate with each project PI to ensure GMP production is safe and appropriate as per local and federal laws.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

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