Research Specialist, School of Arts and Sciences

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
$35,568.00 - $57,600.00
Posted
27 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Jun 2020
Ref
JR00010006
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

Posted Job Title

Research Specialist A

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist A

Job Description Summary

The Research Specialist will carry out scientific research in the neuroscience of audition and decision-making using computational tools to analyze data and develop theories. In addition, the candidate will assist with standard lab duties, such as organizing the group seminars and journal clubs.

Job Description

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Biology or Neuroscience and be familiar with mathematical techniques, including differential equations, Fourier analysis and linear algebra; or equivalent combination of education and experience (required).
The candidate must also have strong programming skills (MATLAB and Python preferred). Some related experience in research and clinical study methodologies is preferred.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

 

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Arts and Sciences

Pay Range

$35,568.00 - $57,600.00

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.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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