Research Specialist

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Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
20 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2020
Ref
JR00014439
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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.

Job Description Summary

To perform molecular biological and cell biological experiments biochemical, genetic and high-throughput experiments to investigate basic mechanisms of RNA biology, including but not limited to RNA decay, small regulatory RNAs, mRNA translation and RNP assembly and function. To assist with grant and manuscript writing. To assist with general laboratory duties.

Job Description

Seeking a Research Specialist A to perform molecular biological and cell biological experiments biochemical, genetic and high-throughput experiments to investigate basic mechanisms of RNA biology, including but not limited to RNA decay, small regulatory RNAs, mRNA translation and RNP assembly and function. To assist with grant and manuscript writing. To assist with general laboratory duties. Position is contingent upon grant funding.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

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

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a bench doing experiments or desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$32,000.00 - $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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