Research Specialist B

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
05 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2021
Ref
JR00023439
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Clinical Research Building - 4th Floor

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.

Posted Job Title

Research Specialist B (Genetics Dept.)

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist B

Job Description Summary 

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

This is a position for Research Specialist, Level B, with a purpose to investigate the pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders using mouse as a model organism.  The primary function of this position includes functional characterization of genetically modified mice using electrophysiological, molecular, cellular and behavioral approaches, such as cryo-sections, immunohistochemistry, EEG recording and confocal microscopy. Other duties include assistance with PI in preparation of animal protocols, research publications, and grant applications.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of experience or 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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