JVT Advisors

Lab Technologist

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Location: Collegeville , Pennsylvania 19426
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length:  6 months with possibility of becoming a full-time, permanent employee

Job Summary:   This person will perform efficiency studies (assays) and pre-clinical exploratory safety studies, as well as perform testing of clinical, research and quality control proficiency.

Responsibilities:
 
  • Deliver high quality research support in a variety of functions
  • Activities may include, but are not limited to media prep, automation support, cell culture, assay support, high-throughput expression, molecular biology (virus titration, PCR, plasmid purification) Next Generation Sequencing, DNA/RNA extraction, DNA sequencing, and protein purification
  • Lab/ experiment user-level maintenance, general lab prep work, and scheduled equipment quality checks (including GxP)
  • Perform multiple experimental assays and maintain relevant lab samples and materials
  • Write, maintain, and troubleshoot experimental protocols

Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or engineering
  • 2 years of laboratory benchtop experience with various equipment platforms
  • Experience with genome editing or functional genomics screening
  • Experience in lenti virus preparation and viral transduction of cell lines
  • Experience in cell-based assays including cancer cell killing assay
  • Fluency with genetic, proteomic, imaging, and/or other ‘omics technologies
  • Must be able to remains in a stationary position more than 25%
  • Regularly move or lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 100 pounds 

Michael Liuzza

Principal Recruiter

As a Senior Recruiter, Michael Liuzza brings almost a decade of sourcing and hiring experience to the JVT team. In his current role, Michael is responsible for full lifecycle recruiting, partnering with JVT's Contract Recruiting Team to match superior available talent with career building opportunities.

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