Researcher 2 - Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Twin Cities, MN

Job posting number: #7221249

Posted: February 26, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About the Job:
Researcher will work in the Allred Lab located in MCRB and perform the following duties:
Conduct, oversee, and analyze data from multiple experiments (80%)
• Generation of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells and T cells from induced pluripotent stem cells
• Generation and expansion of CAR-T cells from human peripheral blood cells
• Assess phenotype and functionality of generated T cells using FACS analysis
• Genome editing of induced pluripotent stem cells
• Culture and maintained of iPSC cell banks
• Coordinates and plans differentiations experiments
• Teaches and supervises differentiation techniques.
• Analyze and synthesize data from experiments for protocol optimization
• Accurately records experiments and results
• Manages immunocompromised mouse colony and performs injections, imaging, analysis and harvesting tissue from experimental animals

Routine lab maintenance (20%)
• Lab management and maintenance, including waste removal, supply inventory, inventory, as well as other day-to-day laboratory cleanliness activities

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
BA/BS with major in biological science plus one year of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience to total five years

Preferred Qualifications:
• Understanding of laboratory protocols and necessary steps to ensure compliance with protocols
• Ability to initiate and process multiple projects simultaneously
• Experience with tissue culture and routine lab-related tasks
• Prior experience maintaining accurate documentation of procedures and experimental data from projects in a logical and organized manner
• Experience reporting effectively on the progress and direction of individual projects
• Prior experience working with laboratory mouse strains


Benefits
Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
University HSA contributions
Disability and employer-paid life insurance
Employee wellbeing program
Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
Financial counseling services
Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost
Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply
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Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

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Employment Requirements
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.




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