RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR SR

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Feb 08, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Biobank at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for Research Investigator Sr. This position will be integral in positioning the Penn Medicine BioBank (PMBB) to support emerging precision medicine efforts, expanding patient recruitment, integrating informatics across platforms for recruitment, health information, and specimen inventory. As utilization of the PMBB resource grows, this position will oversee the expansion of genomic characterization for the PMBB specimen cohort and foster collaborative use to enhance partnerships between Penn investigators and external researchers/industry.
The successful applicant will have experience in the field of the administration of large biorepositories of human DNA, blood, and tissue samples and experience in biomedical research in genetics/genomics. Experience in interfacing with electronic medical records systems and other sources of phenotype data is preferred. Responsibilities include supervising the staff of the Biobank, interacting with faculty, promoting the use of the Biobank, and working with institutional leadership regarding long-term strategy. An independent or collaborative research program that will make use of the extensive biorepository and linked clinical/phenotypic data is a required component of the position

Qualifications: Highly advanced professional discipline. Ph. D., or equivalent doctoral degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
The successful applicant will have experience in the field of the administration of large biorepositories of human DNA, blood, and tissue samples and experience in biomedical research in genetics/genomics. Experience in interfacing with electronic medical records systems and other sources of phenotype data is preferred. A proven track record of accomplishment in biomedical research, and demonstrable communication skills required

Reference Number: 40-24817

Salary Grade: RES

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: TM-ITMAT Biobanking

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