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Research Specialist AJob Profile Title
Research Specialist AJob Description Summary
The Kaestner lab maintains a large colony of genetically modified mice for multiple experimental approaches on several NIH-funded projects. The number of different lines exceeds 30, often with multiple different alleles that have to be tracked over many generations. This Research Specialist A will be in charge of maintaining the mouse colony, genotyping the mice, performing experiments, maintaining accurate records, and supporting research by multiple lab members.Job Description
The Kaestner lab maintains a large colony of genetically modified mice for multiple experimental approaches on several NIH-funded projects. The number of different lines exceeds 30, often with multiple different alleles that have to be tracked over many generations. This Research Specialist A will be in charge of maintaining the mouse colony, genotyping the mice, performing experiments, maintaining accurate records, and supporting research by multiple lab members.
Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences; 0-1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
-Certification as American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
-7 years of experience with mouse husbandry and technical skills including blood collection from mice via submandibular and cardiac routes
Working ConditionsJob Location - City, State
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety; exposure to chemicals
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less.
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Perelman School of MedicinePay Range
$35,568.00 - $57,600.00
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