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Posted Job Title
Research Specialist A
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist A
Job Description Summary
The Lab of Dr. Ronald DeMatteo is seeking a full-time Research Specialist A. The translational research lab is currently focused on optimizing the use of immune therapy with molecular therapy to achieve better oncologic outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). The research specialist is expected to participate in and perform experiments, data analysis and data presentation under the direct supervision of senior lab staff. The Research Specialist A will be involved in tissue acquisition and processing of human and mouse samples. Other duties include maintaining cell lines, primary cell culturing, performing flow cytometry, western blots, ELISA, DNA, and RNA isolation, keeping inventory and ordering supplies. This position requires work with mouse models. Skills include husbandry, i.v, i.p, s.c injection and tissue harvesting. Prior mouse experience preferred, but not required.
This position is well-suited for a recent graduate (BS) who is looking for lab experience before moving on to graduate school or medical school.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Working Conditions Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$32,000.00 - $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.
Internal Number: JR00010501
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