Toxicology Research Specialist

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
13 May 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2019
Ref
58-31955
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 position provides analytical toxicology support for veterinary diagnostic cases. The primary function will be to perform analyses for metals and toxins using ICP/MS, FIMS and IC. This includes sample preparation and instrumentation operation and maintenance. The position requires accurate data entry, maintenance of laboratory records, the creation and revision of SOPs, and someone who enjoys working well with others in a collaborative team environment. Other activities will include performing additional analyses using GC/MS, LC/MS/MS GC/ECD, LC/UV/FL and ELISA.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

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.