RESEARCH SPECIALIST A

Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Posted
May 05, 2016

Duties: The candidate will perform bench-level experiments as part of a team investigating the mechanisms of muscle regeneration, test cell-based therapies and modulate the signaling pathways of adult stem cells in order to enhance replacement of skeletal muscle and cardiac tissue. Candidate must be an energetic, bright, motivated individual with an interest in regenerative biology to perform experiments, generate constructs and cell lines, document, compile and analyze experimental data; troubleshoot; make oral and written reports of experiments; attend team
meetings for experimental planning and review. Major responsibilities will include work with animal models, handling tissues; assays of heart and skeletal muscle function; keep a well-organized lab notebook; assist in the design of experiments; provide support with general laboratory maintenance and compliance with health and safety policies. Candidate must demonstrate effective communications skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and 0-1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Reference Number: 40-22718

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: OS-McKay Laboratories

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.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research