Technical Specialist – Copy Number Analysis

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Job Location: 
Philadelphia, PA

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Job Description: 

Are you highly motivated and innovative? Are you well organized, have a keen attention to detail and strong record-keeping skills?

The Division of Genomic Diagnostics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is looking for a qualified and motivated technical specialist. This individual will work as part of a team in our CAP/CLIA-certified diagnostics laboratory focused on copy number analysis in pediatric disorders. Assists with the advanced technical operations of the laboratory section performing highly complex diagnostic procedures and analysis of copy number data. Acts as a role model and team leader for routine operations as well as new development projects, as assigned, in line with established Hospital, Department and Division policies and procedures.


The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Genetics or other related field of study. A minimum of 5-7 years related experience with demonstrated mastery of advanced technical skill inventory, including copy number evaluation using methods such as quantative PCR, digital droplet PCR, array CGH, SNP array, and next generation sequencing.

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About Our Organization: 

Background on CHOP:

Since its start in 1855 as the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace for many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. The Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives.

Today, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the leading pediatric hospitals and research facilities in the world. Our 150 years of innovation and service to our patients, their families and our community reflect an ongoing commitment to exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare providers and pioneering significant research initiatives.