Research Senior Investigator

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Research Senior Investigator

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 Senior Investigator

Job Profile Title
Research Investigator, Senior

Job Description Summary
The Senior Research Investigator position in T cell engineering Laboratory (TCEL), part of the June Lab, will independently conduct
research and develop adoptive Natural Killer (NK) and T-cell immunotherapy products. The primary responsibility of this position
will be the management of in-house and collaborative research projects that requires planning, organizing and managing laboratory
and animal model experiments. In this role, the SRI will also independently design and perform in vitro experiments with human NK
and T cells using techniques that include but are not limited to flow cytometry, ELISA and cytotoxicity assays. This position will also
train and manage technical staff as appropriate to the project. A Ph.D. degree with strong background and extensive experiences in
molecular biology and immunology are required.

Job Description

The Senior Research Investigator position in T cell engineering Laboratory (TCEL), part of the June Lab, will independently conduct
research and develop adoptive Natural Killer (NK) and T-cell immunotherapy products. The primary responsibility of this position
will be the management of in-house and collaborative research projects that requires planning, organizing and managing laboratory
and animal model experiments. In this role, the SRI will also independently design and perform in vitro experiments with human NK
and T cells using techniques that include but are not limited to flow cytometry, ELISA and cytotoxicity assays. This position will also
train and manage technical staff as appropriate to the project. A Ph.D. degree with strong background and extensive experiences in
molecular biology and immunology are required.

Qualifications
A Ph.D. degree with strong background and extensive experiences in molecular biology and immunology are required and 5 to 7 years of experience. Experience in a cell and gene therapy laboratory is strongly preferred.
This position may on occasion involve work on weekends or University holidays in order to carry out experimental duties. Good verbal and written communication skills are required. Excellent organizational and
record keeping skills are necessary.

This position is contingent upon grant funding.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room; Requires extensive safety training; Exposure to chemicals; Requires protective devices

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 24-50 lb. Typically standing or walking; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$35,568.00 - $204,000.00

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: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 3/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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