Manager Research Project B

Pennsylvania, United States
Monday, 29 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 29 August 2020
Contract Type
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 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.

Job Description

Provide management & supervision for the CryoEM Core; primary responsibilities include work in all phases of Electron Microscopy (EM) and cryo Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) from sample preparation to expert operation & maintenance of electron microscope. Position includes some administrative duties including maintaining information for client billing; must direct the work flow of other lab members, must be able to teach Electron Microscopy techniques to others & be able to assist clients in designing & interpreting experiments.

  • Prepare samples for EM and cryo-EM examination and provide instruction using electron microscopes and various pieces of lab equipment
  • Consults and advises established and new internal and external clients on projects
  • Provides support on data analysis
  • Managing billing and project records
  • Advertises core capabilities to various potential user groups to help bring in new clients
  • Equipment repair and maintenance. Provide general lab management including assigning project work flow.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


Master's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required, PhD preferred.

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$59,703.00 - $113,435.00

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.