Research Specialist A - Veterinary Medicine

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Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
21 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2018
Ref
58-29634
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/

Our laboratory for stem cell biology seeks a highly self-motivated applicant whose primary job functions will be laboratory and mouse colony management with secondary functions in performing cutting-edge experiments in stem cell biology while receiving on-the-job training in the necessary cellular, molecular, and genetic techniques. Strong work ethic, organizational skills, and a background in biology are required. 

Level A: A Bachelor’s Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required; background in biology; undergraduate research is preferred. 

Level: Same as above, 1 to 2 years experience. 

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.