RESEARCH SPECIALIST B

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Aug 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS) at New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA is seeking an individual to perform routine diagnostic testing (primarily PCR and some virus isolation) for avian and mammalian pathogens.

Duties include accessioning, resulting, and finalizing cases in the computer-based laboratory information management system (LIMS), performing daily quality assurance responsibilities, and conducting serological testing assays as needed.

Extended day or weekend work will occasionally be required.

No public transportation is available.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field AND 1-3 years of laboratory experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience performing PCR testing is preferred.

Computer skills required. Good interpersonal skills, written and verbal, are needed to effectively communicate with faculty, staff, and clients. Occasional extended day or weekend work will be required.

This position is located at New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA. No public transportation is available.

Reference Number: 58-26653

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Pathobiology

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