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Staff Positions

A research technician position is available immediately in Dr. Ryan Tomlinson’s laboratory within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, located in historic downtown Philadelphia. Dr. Tomlinson is searching for a highly motivated scientist interested in using cutting-edge research techniques to study skeletal biology. Ideal candidates should have a strong understanding of academic research and experience or interest in animal handling, mechanical loading, microCT imaging, atomic force microscopy, 3D bioprinting, confocal fluorescence microscopy, and cell culture.

The research technician will perform laboratory management and maintenance tasks, support on-going studies, and work independently on their own research projects. Primary duties will include mastering surgical and non-surgical small animal models, mechanical characterization of bones, mouse colony maintenance, primary cell culture, organization of laboratory supplies, and equipment maintenance as well as other duties as assigned. Furthermore, the research technician should be highly organized, professional, and responsible as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills. This position is for one year and will be renewed based on positive performance reviews and available funding.

The salary for this position is based on qualifications and experience, with a range from $31k to $54k annually. The position also includes full benefits (medical, dental, vision, and retirement), a flexible schedule, and a strong commitment to work-life balance. To inquire about the position, please contact Dr. Tomlinson. Applications can be submitted here.

Postdoctoral Fellows

No positions are currently available.

Students

We are actively recruiting graduate students from the Jefferson College of Life Sciences. Please contact Dr. Tomlinson about a rotation in the lab. Highly motivated medical or undergraduate students with significant time to dedicate to research activities should contact Dr. Tomlinson directly.