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University of Pennsylvania Research Specialist A/B Orthopedic Lab NBC in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

University Overview

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 A/B Orthopedic Lab NBC

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist B

Job Description Summary

The primary role of the position is to work in an orthopedic laboratory focused on stem cell research and regenerative medicine for the treatment of musculoskeletal disease, using the horse as a model. Position located in Kennett Sq., no public trans. avail.

Job Description

Research duties will include sample processing and tissue culture, RNA extraction and quantification using qPCR, PCR, cloning, flow cytometry, histology and immunohistochemistry. Organization and tabulation of research data and quality control of data collection and storage will be required. The individual will also be responsible for assisting with training of students and veterinary residents rotating through the lab and for following and enforcing safety procedures within the lab. Perform tissue culture, qPCR and tissue collection. Responsible for data collection and analysis.

Required: A level: Bachelor’s degree in science, 0-1 years experience in molecular biology laboratory; or equivalent combination of education and experience. B level: 1 -3 years of experience.

Job Location - City, State

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Veterinary Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.