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Posted Job Title
Research Specialist B
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist B
Job Description Summary
The primary purpose of this position is to manage the laboratory that conducts biomedical research on the role of cytokine receptors and their signaling mediators in anti-cancer immunity, primary tumor microenvironment and cancer metastases as well as to directly participate in this research.
Duties include lab and animal colony management as well as planning, performing, and interpreting experiments, analyzing and presenting data and preparing them for seminars and manuscripts. These duties are often performed as a teamwork and ability to successfully collaborate with other members of the lab is essential.
BA/BS and 1 - 2 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Â Â In terms of skills, this position requires a solid and proven experience with the methods of molecular biology (molecular cloning and generation and expression of specific constructs, site directed mutagenesis, gene expression profiling, analysis of protein expression and interactions, etc). The hands-on mastery of mammalian tissue culture, flow cytometry as well as in animal handling and genotyping is essential. Additional experience in genome editing and methods of tumor biology and immunology is a plus.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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.
Internal Number: JR00007303
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.