Research Lab Technician

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
13 May 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2019
Ref
02-31980
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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 School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world’s leading research universities. We teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and our academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/

In an ecological and evolutionary genetics research laboratory, assist in research experiments . Design, perform research experiments in the lab and in the field, maintenance of experiments, data gathering and entry. and analysis of data gathered. This will also include laboratory management and maintenance, ordering of supplies, Drosophila husbandry and maintenance, maintenance of fly populations at the experimental orchard at Pennovation, assistance in seasonal collections in both the US and potentially elsewhere.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related field and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Valid driver’s license 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.