RESEARCH SPECIALIST C/D (Cell and Development Biology)

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RESEARCH SPECIALIST C/D (Cell and Development Biology)

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
RESEARCH SPECIALIST C/D (Cell and Development Biology)

Job Profile Title
Research Specialist D

Job Description Summary
Initiate, contribute and manage development of multiple projects, devices and study protocols at direction of Principal Investigator. Leads research team to design and conduct qualitative research, instrument development projects which includes proposal development, research design, data collection, survey design, qualitative analyses, and report writing, to name a few. Develops literature, reports, manuscripts and publications to drive funding opportunities. Develops relationships with existing and potential funders, research partners, research sites, regulatory offices and affiliated organizations as part of stakeholder management. Responsible to train and supervise staff, interface with existing postdoctoral fellows and students in the laboratory. Develop and implement all safety procedures in the lab including drafting and implementing new SOPs and protocols for general laboratory practices, in compliance with Safety regulations. Close partnership with Principal Investigator to ensure success of all researches/clinical studies.

The position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The Berger lab at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Research Specialist C/D to support, contribute, and manage the various projects. The Berger Lab broadly studies epigenetic mechanisms in multiple developmental and disease contexts, including, cancer, aging, metabolism, neurological development, neurodegeneration, and behavior. Multiple model systems, including human cells and tissues, mice, yeast, and ants are utilized in the lab. These diverse areas of research call for distinct skill sets and knowledge bases, thus necessitating the need for a highly skilled technician to provide broad support while also conducting general laboratory maintenance.

The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; personal initiative, and ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities; ability to take responsibility and meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision; and an ability to collaborate effectively and work well in teams.



Research Specialist C
Plans and conducts complex experiments to meet research project objectives. Performs laboratory experiments. Oversee overall management of laboratory tools, documentations and processes to ensure regulatory compliance and timely completion of project/program deliverables. Closely collaborates with lab members in all developmental and disease areas of research. Adapt existing techniques and develop new techniques with Principal Investigator (PI) and senior scientists on experimental aims in accordance to established protocols. Responsible for team performance management and reviews.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience in research, clinical study, project and people management or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less



Research Specialist D

Initiate, contribute and manage development of multiple projects and study protocols at direction of Principal Investigator. Leads research team to design and conduct qualitative research which includes proposal development, research design, data collection, qualitative analyses, and report writing, to name a few. Develops literature, reports, manuscripts and publications to drive funding opportunities. Develops relationships with existing and potential funders, research partners, research sites, regulatory offices and affiliated organizations as part of stakeholder management. Responsible to train and supervise staff, interface with existing postdoctoral fellows and students in the laboratory. Develop and implement all safety procedures in the lab including drafting and implementing new SOPs and protocols for general laboratory practices, in compliance with Safety regulations. Close partnership with Principal Investigator to ensure success of all researches/clinical studies.

Qualifications for D
Master's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience in research, clinical study, project and people management or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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.


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Posted: 11/19/2020
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