Career Opportunity

Research Technician IV – Pathology


The Sgourakis laboratory at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania seeks an experienced research assistant to assist in running a busy experimental laboratory, including conducting routine protein biochemistry / molecular immunology experiments. Among other duties, the candidate will have specific responsibilities in generating numerous protein samples for biophysical studies. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the lab’s NGS workflows, developing new methodologies for these technologies, as well as implementing and troubleshooting NGS protocols. The ideal candidate will:

Preferred technical skills include a background in protein expression and purification in E.coli and/or insect cell systems (Sf9, S2) and in basic biochemical assays. Additional experience in mammalian cell culture and flow cytometry protocols is desired.

Please send CV and cover letter to Dr. Nik Sgourakis (

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Required Education and Experience

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Sgourakis Lab

Colket Translational Research Building Rm. 9012 3501 Civic Center Boulevard

Tel. 267-425-0110