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University of Pennsylvania Resource Technologist A in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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

Resource Technologist A

Job Profile Title

Resource Technologist A

Job Description Summary

Perform routine and complex lab procedures in all aspects of running high-throughput sequencing, single-cell, and spatial genomics experiments. This includes accepting samples and meta-data from clients, preparing libraries for sequencing, operating Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Technologies sequencers, performing occasional routine minor informatics tasks, assessing sample and library quality using Agilent BioAnalyzers and related equipment, coordination and training for client access to self-service equipment, and coordinating time-sensitive single-cell experiments.

Job Description

Perform routine and complex lab procedures in all aspects of running high-throughput sequencing, single-cell, and spatial genomics experiments. This includes accepting samples and meta-data from clients, preparing libraries for sequencing, operating Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Technologies sequencers, performing occasional routine minor informatics tasks, assessing sample and library quality using Agilent BioAnalyzers and related equipment, coordination and training for client access to self-service equipment, and coordinating time-sensitive single-cell experiments.

QualificationsBachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

This position is contingent upon funding.Working ConditionsOffice, library, computer room; Requires extensive safety training; Exposure to chemicals; Requires protective devicesPhysical EffortTypically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$35,568.00 - $57,600.00

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.

The University of Pennsylvania's special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, Penn's robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University's mission of advancing knowledge, educating leaders for all sectors of society, and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on 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.

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