Equine Biobank Research Specialist

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
04 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Jun 2019
Ref
58-31485
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/

This Research Specialist will be responsible for collecting samples from horses at New Bolton Center or off site, and will be required to perform a significant amount of travel. The ability to work independently and to coordinate transportation of equipment and samples is required. Independent transport is required, and travel expenses will be reimbursed. This individual will also be required to perform laboratory work and maintain excellent records.

A Level A Bachelor’s Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

B Level Same as above, 1 -3 years of experience.

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.