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Research Technician I

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Are you looking for a new role running experiments at the bench alongside fantastic colleagues? Integral Molecular is a close-knit, medium-sized company composed of smart, curious scientists who take an active interest in promoting the learning and development of our team. Based in Philadelphia, we are focused on developing and applying innovative technologies that advance vaccines and antibody therapeutics targeting difficult proteins. 


We are searching for a highly motivated Research Technician to join the QA/QC arm of our Membrane Proteome Array team. We need someone with excellent technical and organizational skills to assist in maintaining the MPA libraries while still being a collaborative and supportive team member. A desirable candidate will have the skills to culture mammalian and/or bacterial cells and perform DNA mini-preps. Familiarity with flow cytometry and liquid handling robots are a plus!


As an early career scientist, this position offers you:

  • Technical and scientific development leading to professional advancement or graduate school
  • Opportunity to use automated liquid handling robots to implement high-throughput assays
  • Development of report writing and presentation skills
  • Collaboration and mentorship from senior scientists


What you will do at Integral Molecular:

  • Perform assigned tasks in the lab, including but not limited to DNA isolation, use of automated liquid handling machines and aseptic mammalian cell culture 
  • Troubleshoot experimental issues
  • Maintain DNA libraries
  • Follow SOPs to complete experiments and assays, including good record keeping
  • Work alongside multiple different people and teams
  • Present data at team and company-wide meetings


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, medical technology or a related field
  • 6 months–2 years of laboratory experience (internships and student jobs are applicable)
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to standard operating protocols and learn quickly
  • Excellent communication skills and can articulate in a professional matter
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Eagerness to learn and demonstration working well with others