RESEARCH SPECIALIST A

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Cardiovascular/CVI lab in the Perelman School of Medicine is seeking a Research Specialist A to assist with mouse colony maintenance and basic molecular biology experiments in the lab.
The primary role for this position is to maintain mouse breeding colonies and perform technical assistance on research The individual will be responsible for assuring compliance with animal protocols and regulations. Other duties include: Perform Molecular Biology techniques, assist post-docs and lab staff members in cell and molecular experiments, and assist in maintenance of cell culture supplies, facilities, equipment, and PI laboratory.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 0-1 year of directly related research experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 1-2 years of experience preferred. Must have strong organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills, and be able to work independently. The ideal candidate for this position will be proficient in large mouse colony maintenance and eager to learn advanced molecular biology techniques. The applicant should be comfortable working with live animals.

Reference Number: 40-25667

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Cardiovascular Medicine

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