Aug 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking an individual to fill a full-time Research Specialist B position. The candidate will perform standard histology of paraffin- and plastic-embedded tissues and bioengineered scaffolds, including processing of samples, sectioning (including cryo-sectioning), as well as chemical and immunohistochemical staining. Perform histomorphometry using commonly used software. Provide general laboratory safety and quality control, ordering of supplies, and regular accounting of services provided through the Histology Core of the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders. Perform minor equipment maintenance. Working knowledge of light and fluorescence microscopy is required. The successful candidate will be able to perform complex projects with minimal faculty oversight, technology development and troubleshooting, as well as independently manage daily projects.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 1 years to 3 years of experience in histological techniques or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent organization and communication skills are required.

Reference Number: 40-26596

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: OS-Orthopaedic Surgery Research

Special Requirements:

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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