Research Technician

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St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Company : St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Country: United States

Location : Phoenix, Arizona

Post: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 13:51:08 GMT

Expires: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Located conveniently in the heart of is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph’s was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph’s remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph’s includes the internationally renowned , , , , and (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph’s among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph’s boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

St. Joseph’s is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona’s healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of .

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For the health of our community … we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.



The Ivy Brain Tumor Center is a non-conventional, non-profit program offering state-of-the-art clinical trials for patients with the most aggressive form of brain cancer. It is home to the largest collection of Phase 0 trials for brain tumors in the world.
Our multidisciplinary team of brain tumor specialists and scientists are accelerating drug discovery and precision medicine in neuro-oncology in an effort to identify the most promising first-in-class therapies for brain tumor patients.
Candidates with experience in preclinical studies are desirable. Prior experience in conducting molecular biology or genetic assays or biomarker analysis and knowledge of signal transduction and oncogenic pathways is highly preferred.

For more information on the pharmacodynamics lab, please visit: (url removed)

Principal duties and responsibilities:
-Accessioning tumor samples under CLIA-regulation.
-Molecular biology and biochemistry experiments: DNA/RNA & protein isolation from patient samples
-PCR, qPCR, and ELISA assays to quantify biomarkers.
-Immunohistochemistry of biomarker analysis.
-Whole genome or gene-specific methylation assays.
-NGS sequencing with gene reader and/or Nextseq platform.
-Detailed documentation of pre-defined assays and experiments.
-Participating in lab meetings, seminars, and journal clubs.


Required Qualifications:


-Two (2) years prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment required.

-Able to critically review information and understand new concepts with minimal assistance.

-Basic math, quantitative and analytical skills are necessary.

-Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences.

-Prior research experience in preclinical work and/or laboratory setting is required.

-A background in cell biology, neuroscience, or oncology is desirable.

-Attention to detail, good time management, and strong verbal and communication skills.

-Knowledge of MS Office.


Additional requirements: Two to three letters of recommendation are required upon request.



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