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A Research Specialist position is available within an immunology lab at the University of Pennsylvania. The laboratory is interested in understanding T cell differentiation and uses both in vitro and in vivo approaches to probe the cellular, molecular and epigenetic pathways regulating this process. We are seeking a motivated and well-organized individual to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing general laboratory support and will have the opportunity to directly contribute to research projects and learn advanced techniques.
Major responsibilities include assisting with cellular and molecular experiments, maintenance of a mouse colony, genotyping, and ordering supplies.
A BA/BS in Biology or a related field and 0-1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Prior experience in a research laboratory a plus. If the candidate does not have prior working knowledge of immunology, S/he must be willing to learn the basics of this field. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, effective communication, and be able to work both independently as well as being an effect member of a research team.
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