Research Specialist B

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

This position will be a member in the exciting and dynamic field of CAR T cell immune-therapeutics. The position's duties will be involved in assisting in the development of the next generation immune-therapies. The role assists in the rapid evaluations of their performance in both in vitro molecular and immunological assays and in vivo mouse models studies.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

Responsibilities/ Duties:

  • Manufacture gene modified T cell expansion for co-culture and in vivo mouse experiments, documenting characteristics and establishing quality.
  • Perform technologies to characterize and evaluate functional performance.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluating in vivo mouse experiments.
  • Ordering and assisting in lab maintenance.
  • Blending data analysis with computer operations.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


Bachelors Degree and 1-3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

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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