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Posted Job Title
Research Specialist A/B
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist A
Job Description Summary
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/
The Research Specialist will provide research support for a laboratory in the area of immunology and cell biology, and specifically handling of experimental animals (mice). Additionally, this individual will provide general laboratory organization and support with autoclaving, maintenance of laboratory equipment, preparing of stock solutions, and record keeping.Â The employee will work with and provide research support for postdoctoral researchers and graduate students, including performing cellular, molecular and biochemical experiments under minimal supervision.This position is contingent upon funding. A cover letter is required along with the resume.
Required skills include knowledge and technical expertise in handling of experimental research animals (mice) and familiarity with laboratory safety and standard techniques. Preferable skills include cell/tissue culture and flow cytometry.
Research Specialist A: Bachelor's degree in Science and 0-1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Research Specialist B: Bachelor's degree in Science and 1-3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$32,000.00 - $57,600.00
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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.
Internal Number: JR00013730
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.