University of Pennsylvania Research Specialist D (Otorhinolaryngology Dept.) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Posted Job Title
Research Specialist D (Otorhinolaryngology Dept.)
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist D
Job Description Summary
A Research Specialist D / Laboratory Manager is sought for a biomedical research lab in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Research in the lab is on human papillomavirus-host interactions and cancer, and the successful applicant will be actively involved in designing and conducting research in the lab and in managing laboratory operations.
The Research Specialist D will be responsible for independently designing, performing and analyzing laboratory projects in the area of human papillomavirus-host interactions and cancer. S/he will be a critical member of a small team completing experiments addressing the aims of a federally funded grant and developing new projects. Proficiency in cellular and molecular techniques such as cell culture, Western blotting, qRT-PCR, cloning, viral transduction, and microscopy is required. The candidate must also exhibit excellent organizational, interpersonal, data management, and presentation skills. The incumbent should be able to work independently and design, troubleshoot and complete experiments in a timely manner. S/he should be proficient in using computer software including and not limited to Excel, Word and databases. Evidence of the required qualifications will be reflected by a strong record of peer-reviewed publications in a relevant area of biomedical science. The ability to work independently and with others is necessary, and the successful candidate will actively manage day to day lab operations and assist the PI in training laboratory members and preparing data for grants and publications. Position is contingent on continued funding.QualificationsMaster’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in academic molecular biology research or equivalent combination of experience and education. PhD in cancer biology, virology, or a related field strongly preferred. A broad knowledge base of cell and molecular biological techniques is required. Demonstrated abilities to multi-task and exhibiting effective time management skills are required. Prior laboratory experience including mammalian tissue culture is required.Working ConditionsOffice, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safetyPhysical EffortTypically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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