Research Associate - Cancer Biology

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2021
Ref
72546
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Research Associate positions in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of protein biochemistry, cell culture techniques, molecular biology, metabolism, and animal models of cancer. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Responsibilities may include investigation of the regulation and functions of cellular metabolism in cancer cells and stem cells, using a wide range of approaches including molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, metabolic analysis and animal models.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to further develop critical thinking skills, familiarize with related literature and experimental techniques, prepare manuscripts and grant preparations, present research findings in national and international meetings, mentor junior scientists, and participate in career training offered by the University.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to 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. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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