Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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Posted Job Title
Research Specialist B
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist B
Job Description Summary
The Betley lab in the Biology department at the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a senior research specialist. The position will involve planning for and supporting ongoing experiments, maintaining the laboratory, and performing independent research. We perform neuroscience and behavioral experiments on rodent models and flexibility in work hours is desirable. Prior experience with stereotaxic surgery, rodent behavioral experiments and molecular biology are considered a plus.
Design and execute stereotaxic surgical procedures on genetically modified mouse lines
Maintain genetically modified mouse colony
Plan and execute behavioral experiments with genetically modified mouse lines
Maintain laboratory reagents used in behavior and histology
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 year of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Prior experience with stereotaxic surgery, rodent behavioral experiments and molecular biology preferred.
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
School of Arts and Sciences
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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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: JR00002979
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