R&D Laboratory Technician

POSITION TITLE: R&D Laboratory Technician

LOCATION: Baltimore, MD

REPORTS TO: R&D Scientist

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: Perform basic laboratory tasks in support of R&D studies. Maintain and collect data using various systems.


  • Assist with the Company’s Research & Development program
  • Assist in performing tasks involved in the studies of in vivo oncology models, including subcutaneous tumor implantations, tumor volume measurements, data collection and analysis
  • Administration of therapeutic agents through different routes of administration (including IP, PO, and possibly IV)
  • Assist with the characterization of Tumorgrafts by Gene Expression, Oncogene Mutations, HLA typing, Immunostaining, Western Blotting
  • Assist with the propagation and maintenance of Tumorgraft banks for the Company
  • Assist with the tissue culture, freezing cells, preparation of plasmids and transfections of cells


  • Ability to learn and perform at least some of the following in in-vivo oncology tumor models: animal handling; tumor implantation; tumor measurement; drug preparation; oncology drug administration by IP, IV and by oral gavage; survival surgery, venipuncture, terminal bleed, and cardiac puncture in immunocompromised mice
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of integrity and confidentiality
  • Creative problem solving skills and the ability to exercise sound and accurate judgment in making timely decisions
  • Good planning, organizational, computer, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated accountability and responsibility for own work
  • Ability to observe safety and security procedures
  • Ability to assist with other tasks/duties as need in a small company environment


  • BS degree in biology, pharmacology or related field preferred but not required
  • Prefer 1 year of basic laboratory and animal facility experience


  • Must be able to sit and use hands to finger, handle and feel
  • Must be able to lift and move packages weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time using a computer in a typical office environment in a multi-level facility
  • Some activities require repetitive motion and reaching, pulling or pushing
  • In carrying out the duties of the job there will be frequent exposure to fumes and chemical hazards
  • Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue

This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.


  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Committed team environment
  • Daily interaction with the world’s leading experts in cancer treatment


Send application and resume to [email protected]. Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application.