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Posted Job Title
Research Specialist A
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist A
Job Description Summary
To perform molecular biological and cell biological experiments biochemical, genetic and high-throughput experiments to investigate basic mechanisms of RNA biology, including but not limited to RNA decay, small regulatory RNAs, mRNA translation and RNP assembly and function. To assist with grant and manuscript writing. To assist with general laboratory duties.
Seeking a Research Specialist A to perform molecular biological and cell biological experiments biochemical, genetic and high-throughput experiments to investigate basic mechanisms of RNA biology, including but not limited to RNA decay, small regulatory RNAs, mRNA translation and RNP assembly and function. To assist with grant and manuscript writing. To assist with general laboratory duties. Position is contingent upon grant funding.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Working Conditions Research Laboratory, Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a bench doing experiments or 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: JR00014439
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