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Posted Job Title
TEMP- Researcher

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

The candidate will be a researcher with a knowledge in animal science and will work on projects investigating the impact of biologics and small-molecule inhibitors on the immune reaction to cancer using multiple mouse models. The research specialist will be expected to independently perform experiments, analyze data, and prepare data summaries. He/she will also work collaboratively in the laboratory. The successful candidate will have a strong skill set in writing, presentation and data analysis. He/she will be responsible for (1) conducting complex studies independently in multiple mouse models involving injections (i.v, i.p, s.c.), tissue harvesting, blood collection, small animal surgeries, and small animal ultrasonography, (2) tissue acquisition and processing of mouse samples for analysis of RNA and single cell profiling, (3) performing multi-dimensional flow cytometry, (4) maintaining a mouse colony (genotyping, husbandry, weaning, ear tagging, breeding), (5) monitoring of tumors in cancer models, (6) preparation and analysis of data for development of presentations and reports displaying study results, and (7) keeping inventory, and ordering supplies as needed. The research specialist will support multiple ongoing translational research studies. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: (1) assisting with writing standard laboratory/research operations documentations; (2) recommending improvements for operations; (3) assisting with setting up laboratory-related aspects of new research studies; (4) maintaining logs, laboratory reports, and regulatory documents, and (5) other tasks as needed such as laboratory setup, coordination of studies, specimen collection, tissue processing/histology and data analysis. Highly motivated individuals will have the opportunity to expand their research portfolio through co-authorship on scientific manuscripts and will be encouraged to participate in educational/research conferences. The candidate will work closely with several members of the lab, have a strong work ethic/motivation, meticulous organizational skills, strong technical skills, and strong social/communication skills. Overall, the research environment is stimulating and the applicant will provide a supporting role for multiple projects in a laboratory that investigate cancer and therapies that utilize the immune system.
Position is contingent on continued funding. Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Strong organizational skills, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently are required.

Job Description

Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

The candidate will be a researcher with a knowledge in animal science and will work on projects investigating the impact of biologics and small-molecule inhibitors on the immune reaction to cancer using multiple mouse models. The research specialist will be expected to independently perform experiments, analyze data, and prepare data summaries. He/she will also work collaboratively in the laboratory. The successful candidate will have a strong skill set in writing, presentation and data analysis. He/she will be responsible for (1) conducting complex studies independently in multiple mouse models involving injections (i.v, i.p, s.c.), tissue harvesting, blood collection, small animal surgeries, and small animal ultrasonography, (2) tissue acquisition and processing of mouse samples for analysis of RNA and single cell profiling, (3) performing multi-dimensional flow cytometry, (4) maintaining a mouse colony (genotyping, husbandry, weaning, ear tagging, breeding), (5) monitoring of tumors in cancer models, (6) preparation and analysis of data for development of presentations and reports displaying study results, and (7) keeping inventory, and ordering supplies as needed. The research specialist will support multiple ongoing translational research studies. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: (1) assisting with writing standard laboratory/research operations documentations; (2) recommending improvements for operations; (3) assisting with setting up laboratory-related aspects of new research studies; (4) maintaining logs, laboratory reports, and regulatory documents, and (5) other tasks as needed such as laboratory setup, coordination of studies, specimen collection, tissue processing/histology and data analysis. Highly motivated individuals will have the opportunity to expand their research portfolio through co-authorship on scientific manuscripts and will be encouraged to participate in educational/research conferences. The candidate will work closely with several members of the lab, have a strong work ethic/motivation, meticulous organizational skills, strong technical skills, and strong social/communication skills. Overall, the research environment is stimulating and the applicant will provide a supporting role for multiple projects in a laboratory that investigate cancer and therapies that utilize the immune system.

Position is contingent on continued funding. Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Strong organizational skills, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently are 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/Perelman-Center-for-Adv-Medicine/TEMP--Researcher_JR00043815-2

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