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Temporary Staff-Research Specialist A

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Posted Job Title
Temporary Staff-Research Specialist A

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt
The Temporary Research Specialist A will serve as laboratory research assistant to assist in laboratory in vivtro and in vivo experiments. Techniques for molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, DNA/RNA/protein analysis, including NGS and dPCR, will be utilized in this supervised research. Management of a laboratory involves ordering supplies, keeping inventories for various experimental reagents, and the maintenance of the laboratory. The position requires a high degree of professionalism in working with laboratory personnel, in performing experimental procedures and in maintaining laboratory organization. Training in intracranial implantation of tumor cells is required. The Temporary Research Specialist A will conduct and minimally analyze experiments (with supervision from the PI and other senior lab members). Studies will involve both in vitro and in vivo molecular biology/biochemistry techniques including but not limited to PCR, dPCR, NGS, animal handling/maintenance, tumor generation and dissection.
Position is temporary and only for a maximum of 9 months.

Job Description

Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

The Temporary Research Specialist A will serve as laboratory research assistant to assist in laboratory in vivtro and in vivo experiments. Techniques for molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, DNA/RNA/protein analysis, including NGS and dPCR, will be utilized in this supervised research. Management of a laboratory involves ordering supplies, keeping inventories for various experimental reagents, and the maintenance of the laboratory. The position requires a high degree of professionalism in working with laboratory personnel, in performing experimental procedures and in maintaining laboratory organization. Training in intracranial implantation of tumor cells is required. The Temporary Research Specialist A will conduct and minimally analyze experiments (with supervision from the PI and other senior lab members). Studies will involve both in vitro and in vivo molecular biology/biochemistry techniques including but not limited to PCR, dPCR, NGS, animal handling/maintenance, tumor generation and dissection.

Position is temporary and only for a maximum of 9 months.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 0-1 year of experience in Biology is required.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$7.25 - $230.00

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 may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Smilow-Center-for-Translational/Temporary-Staff-Research-Specialist-A_JR00040738-1

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