Job description

Duties: The Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory (EMRL) core facility at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has an opening for a Research Specialist D.

Primary responsibilities include processing and embedding a variety of samples, providing high quality sections, staining and screening of samples on TEM and SEM microscopes using highly technical, advanced skills. Prepare images for publication and grant proposals; train and assist users on various instrumentation at the EMRL; and design and develop specific protocols for users of the EMRL instrumentation. The Research Specialist will also be required to work independently to analyze and interpret results and must also possess the necessary troubleshooting skills in order to solve any technical issues. Other responsibilities include preparing buffers, fixatives and coated grids.

Qualifications: The minimum of a Master's degree and 3 to 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.

Reference Number: 40-27420

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: BB-Biochemistry and Biophysics

Special Requirements:

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research




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Posted: 11/21/2017
Application Due: 11/21/2018
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