Technician, Research Laboratory C

Expiring today

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
Wednesday, 10 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 11 April 2021
Ref
JR00028747
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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 Description Summary

This is a full time research technician position in the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. The research focus of the group is on mouse genetic and cellular signaling in musculoskeletal injury models. Duties: The candidate will maintain mouse lines and provide technical assistance to post-docs, graduate students, and research staff within the group. The candidate will assist other lab members in the execution of projects involving small animal (mouse) handling. The candidate will also assist in molecular and histological analysis of cells and animal tissues derived from ongoing projects. Other duties will include maintenance of laboratory equipment (including computers and website), laboratory stock solutions, and keeping an organized notebook.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Job Description

This is a full time research technician position in the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. The research focus of the group is on mouse genetic and cellular signaling in musculoskeletal injury models. Duties: The candidate will maintain mouse lines and provide technical assistance to post-docs, graduate students, and research staff within the group. The candidate will assist other lab members in the execution of projects involving small animal (mouse) handling. The candidate will also assist in molecular and histological analysis of cells and animal tissues derived from ongoing projects. Other duties will include maintenance of laboratory equipment (including computers and website), laboratory stock solutions, and keeping an organized notebook.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications:

BS in biological field of study and 0-1 year of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. The candidate must be self-motivated, reliable, responsible, and comfortable with quantitative and cell-based research methods. Previous experience in biomedical research is preferred. Good organization and communication skills are required. Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required, and some familiarity with computer networking and troubleshooting is a plus.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$16.23 - $29.22

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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