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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

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Duties: Come join our research team! As part of UPenn's Department of Bioengineering, Microbiology, Psychiatry, and the Perelman School of Medicine, the de la Fuente lab (https://cesarscience.com/) seeks exceptional new team members with the grit and passion to make groundbreaking scientific discoveries.
We offer a unique range of research possibilities at the point where biology and engineering intersect, with many opportunities for you to venture into cutting-edge research. The overarching goal of the lab is to engineer biological systems to make new medicines to combat disease.
We provide a work environment that values and supports the continued growth and success of all lab personnel. The de la Fuente lab is committed to building a diverse team and strongly welcomes applications from minority candidates.

The technician will assist with subject recruitment, conduct phone screens and all study visits, administer and score subject interviews, questionnaires, and assessments, and schedule subject appointments over the course of the study. S/he will administer computerized measures and will schedule/conduct imaging sessions, ensuring quality acquisition and standard conditions. S/he will check/ensure data completeness and timely enter data in established computer databases and ensure regular backup of all data. The technician will maintain complete, current, and accurate study subject records and regulatory documents. S/he will be responsible for processing, shipping, and obtaining the laboratory samples results. S/he will be in contact with and track subjects over the course of the study, providing information to subjects regarding visits, protocols, and procedures. S/he will be the communication link among clinical care providers and PIs, as well as maintaining weekly minutes from the project meetings.

Qualifications: High School degree with 3 to 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Reference Number: 40-30046

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: PS-Psychiatry

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: 6-Technical Scientific/Statistical

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/5/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2019
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