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Cell Therapy Technologist 2, Clinical Lab Scientist

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Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Cell Therapy Technologist 2 in the Cell Therapy department. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.


The Cell Therapy Technologist 2 will perform cell processing operations and innovative cell selection techniques for the production of novel cellular therapy products for clinical trial use. Participate in laboratory operations that support clinical cell processing; maintaining supply inventories, perform equipment validations and quality control test procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Train and review lower level cell therapy technologist’s work in specific areas of demonstrated competence.
  • Demonstrate understanding of more complex cell processing principles and techniques
  • Responsible for successfully completing and documenting assigned clinical cell processing tasks in a timely manner with a near-zero error rate.
  • Provide clear and succinct technical explanations of results.
  • Work independently on specific projects.
  • Interact with clinical site customers and schedules procedures as needed.
  • Suggest improvements to current methods and provides input regarding evaluation of new methodologies and techniques.
  • Perform quality control and proficiency testing.
  • Comply with cGTP and cGMP regulatory requirements.
  • Perform moderate complexity mathematical calculations
  • Write and revise SOPs and forms.
  • Assist in validation of new equipment and procedures.
  • Interpret Quality Control test data.
  • Recognize deviations from expected results and take appropriate actions.
  • Communicate effectively with clinical site personnel and other internal and external customers.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.


Required Education

Bachelor's degree in a Life Science.

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of work experience in a clinical laboratory setting or relevant biomedical research laboratory setting.
  • Possess essential computer skills, such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Associate’s degree in a Life Science and five (5) years of work experience in a clinical laboratory setting or relevant biomedical research laboratory setting.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Standing - Continuously
  • Walking - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 82311 


Cell Therapy Technologist 2, Clinical Lab Scientist

Date:  Jun 19, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Medical Lab, Research Scientist, Laboratory, QC, Healthcare, Science, Research, Quality