Senior Research Manager

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 25 April 2020
Ref
JR00014945
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Profile Title
Research Investigator, Senior

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Research Manager to join our research team. The Senior Research Manager will work in the Hensley laboratory in the Department of Microbiology at the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM). The Hensley laboratory primarily focuses antibodies elicited by influenza viruses and vaccines. The laboratory completes basic and clinical immunology and virology experiments and some pre-clinical animal experiments. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role to manage projects, train and supervise staff in the lab. These responsibilities will include training new students, postdocs and staff; supervising staff; managing complex projects involving multiple laboratories within and outside Penn; complete experiments and keep projects moving; analyze data; help prepare manuscripts and grants; regularly meet with PI to discuss projects; attend national and international conferences. Ph.D. in virology or immunology required and demonstrated experience managing large projects desired.

This position is contingent on funding.

Qualifications
Highly advanced professional discipline. Ph. D., 5 years of experience is required.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room; Requires extensive safety training; Exposure to chemicals; Requires protective devices

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 24-50 lb. Typically standing or walking; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$35,568.00 - $204,000.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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