RESEARCH SPECIALIST A/B

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 25, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: A researcher with a knowledge in tumor immunology is sought to be involved in investigating the role of the inflammatory myeloid cells in the tumor microenvironment and the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which tumor modulates their immune functions in cancer patients and tumor-bearing mice. The research specialist is expected to participate in and perform experiments, data analysis and data presentation.

The Research Specialist A will be involved in tissue acquisition and processing of patient samples. Other duties include maintaining cell lines, primary cell culturing, performing flow staining, working with mouse models (i.v, i.p, s.c injection, tissue harvesting), keeping inventory and ordering supplies as needed.

The Research Specialist B in addition to the aforementioned responsibilities will be involved in more complex experiments including ELISA, DNA and RNA isolation, Multiplex (Luminex), acquisition and analysis flow cytometry data and interacting with lab safety organizations and monitoring safety and regulatory aspects.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: Research Specialist A: Bachelor's Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Applicants should have good writing and communication skills. Must be able to work as part of a team but also function with a high level of independence.

Research Specialist B: Same as above with a minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Reference Number: 40-25654

Salary Grade: 024/025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: SU-Surgery Administration

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