Laboratory Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
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

Lab coordinator to handle routine aspects of the Issadore lab’s research program within the department of Bioengineering, including both basic administrative functions and basic laboratory functions.

Job Description

Supervises the daily functions of laboratory staff and handles personnel-related actions in Workday (e.g. approves weekly timesheets on behalf of supervisor). Runs routine chemical and biological assays related to research program. Works with school business office to establish and monitor sponsored project accounts. Compiles and prepares research data for use in reports, proposals, and internal budgeting. Starting from existing sources, searches and compiles information on possible sources and agencies for funding and assists with preliminary writing of proposals. Works with University compliance agencies to maintain routine facilities and ensure conformity to safety regulations.

Qualifications:  Candidates should have a B.S. in a relevant field and 3-5 years work experience in a laboratory setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Work will be primarily carried out in a laboratory setting and will require safety training and exposure to chemicals; position requires sitting, standing, walking, and the ability to occasionally lift 25 pounds or more.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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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