Research Specialist A, Genetics Department

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
08 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2021
Ref
JR00026752
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.

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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 Profile Title

Research Specialist A

Job Description Summary

Under supervision, this individual will be part of the Human Pancreas Analysis Program (HPAP) to provide support to projects focusing on profiling molecular changes that occur in the human endocrine pancreas in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. He/she will perform experiments including tissue culture, FACS, next generation sequencing library preps and single cell genomics for the analysis of changes in these disease tissues. This individual will work very closely with senior members of the group to accomplish these tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Description

Under supervision, this individual will be part of the Human Pancreas Analysis Program (HPAP) to provide support to projects focusing on profiling molecular changes that occur in the human endocrine pancreas in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. He/she will perform experiments including tissue culture, FACS, next generation sequencing library preps and single cell genomics for the analysis of changes in these disease tissues. This individual will work very closely with senior members of the group to accomplish these tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

Position contingent upon funding.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies

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
Perelman School of 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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