Research Specialist B, Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
14 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2020
Ref
JR00025358
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

The Research Specialist B will primarily act as a lab manager and biospecimens technician. The Research Specialist B will be working with the clinical research team to handle, process, store and database human clinical study specimens for various Maternal & Child Health Research Center studies specifically those studies directed by the primary investigator. The candidate will exhibit exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage large clinical specimen databases with unwavering accuracy. The candidate must be comfortable working with human biospecimens and exemplify good technical skills. Prior experience with human biospecimens is preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong computational skills and be proficient with computer-based systems including but not limited to Word, Excel, STATA, and other online database programs. Ability to work independently and with others is necessary. Strong interpersonal skills and clear communication with the clinical research team and primary investigators is required.

Job Description

The Research Specialist B will primarily act as a lab manager and biospecimens technician. The Research Specialist B will be working with the clinical research team to handle, process, store and database human clinical study specimens for various Maternal & Child Health Research Center studies specifically those studies directed by the primary investigator. The candidate will exhibit exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage large clinical specimen databases with unwavering accuracy. The candidate must be comfortable working with human biospecimens and exemplify good technical skills. Prior experience with human biospecimens is preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong computational skills and be proficient with computer-based systems including but not limited to Word, Excel, STATA, and other online database programs. Ability to work independently and with others is necessary. Strong interpersonal skills and clear communication with the clinical research team and primary investigators is required.

Bachelor's Degree and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combinations of education and experience required.

Position contingent upon funding.

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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