Research Specialist

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
29 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2019
Ref
40-30907
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Org GE-Genetics
Posted to the Web 01/28/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time Position
Schedule 8-5
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding 

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.

School/Center Overview

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/

Duties

Under general supervision, perform a variety of genetic, molecular and microscopic techniques to analyze matrix gene functions in C. elegans. Also assist with lab organization by maintaining lab stocks, keeping records, maintaining lab instruments, and monitoring lab safety procedures. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Prior experience with C. elegans or electron microscopy preferred.

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.