Research Specialist B (Cardiovascular Medicine Dept.)
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 B (Cardiovascular Medicine Dept.)Job Profile Title
Research Specialist BJob Description Summary
Designs and performs routine to complex laboratory experiments and scientific procedures relating to assigned research project(s). Records, interprets and analyzes results using prescribed methods or developing new techniques. Maintains an orderly, clean and safe laboratory. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment, and maintains accurate laboratory records and adequate supplies. Assists senior-level research personnel with related duties as required.Job Description
Designs and performs routine to complex laboratory experiments and scientific procedures relating to assigned research project(s). Records, interprets and analyzes results using prescribed methods or developing new techniques. Maintains an orderly, clean and safe laboratory. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment, and maintains accurate laboratory records and adequate supplies. Assists senior-level research personnel with related duties as required.
(A) Molecular biology benchwork as assigned: nucleic acid and protein isolation/purification, Western blotting, PCR, qRT-PCR
(B) Design and execute independent molecular biology research projects utilizing sterile cell culture including iPSC cells, qPCR, IHC, Western Blot, and Advanced Microscopy techniques
Assist with animal experiments including general animal husbandry management including genotyping, designing complex multi-transgene crosses, tissue dissection, and advanced cardiac imaging with SPECT and echocardiography
Daily maintenance tasks for lab including making stock solutions, ordering, inventory/package receiving, University Compliance procedures/updating protocols for IACUC, EHRS, Radiation Safety
Analyze data, prepare data reports/powerpoint slides and participate in laboratory meetings
Perform additional duties as assigned
BA/BS and 1-3 years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Perelman School of MedicinePay Range
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00Affirmative 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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