Research Specialist A/B Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
09 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2021
Ref
JR00026143
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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.

Posted Job Title

Research Specialist A/B - Biomedical Sciences

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist A

Job Description Summary

The Research Specialist plans and conducts basic experiments to meet research project objectives, with close supervision. Assists in performing laboratory experiments and clinical studies for product or material formulation and development. Daily management of laboratory tool, documentations and processes to ensure regulatory compliance and timely completion of project/program deliverables.   Closely collaborates with Post-Doctoral Researchers and Principal Investigator (PI) on experimental/clinical work set ups in accordance to established protocols.

Job Description

The Research Specialist will be responsible for performing bench research, mouse colony management, genotyping, cell culture and lab management and other lab duties as necessary.

Qualifications

Research Specialist A: Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Candidates with a recent bachelor’s degree should have prior lab research experience in the field of biology and/or molecular biology. Candidate should be organized and have record of good bookkeeping and organization skills. Highly motivated and diligent candidates are encouraged to apply. The appointment is contingent on funding

Research Specialist B: Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Candidates with a recent bachelor’s degree should have prior lab research experience in the field of biology and/or molecular biology. Candidate should be organized and have record of good bookkeeping and organization skills. Highly motivated and diligent candidates are encouraged to apply. The appointment is contingent on funding

Working Conditions

Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Veterinary Medicine

Pay Range

$35,568.00 - $57,600.00

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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