Research Specialist C

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Research Specialist C

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist C

Job Description Summary

The research specialist will perform targeted and untargeted LC/MS metabolomics assays, analyze data, and generate reports for research investigators. The research specialist will also assist the Director with establishing new metabolomics assays, instrument maintenance, ordering chemicals and supplies, and maintain laboratory safety.

Job Description

The research specialist will extract metabolites from a variety of biological matrices, perform targeted and untargeted LC/MS metabolomics assays, and carry out data analysis requiring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. In addition, the research scientist will assist the Director with establishing new metabolomics assays, instrument maintenance, ordering chemicals and supplies, and maintain laboratory safety.

Position contingent upon funding.
Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in chemistry or related discipline with 3-5 years of experience in research or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Working Conditions
Office, Laboratory; Requires extensive safety
Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.



University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Research Specialist C

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist C

Job Description Summary

The research specialist will perform targeted and untargeted LC/MS metabolomics assays, analyze data, and generate reports for research investigators. The research specialist will also assist the Director with establishing new metabolomics assays, instrument maintenance, ordering chemicals and supplies, and maintain laboratory safety.

Job Description

The research specialist will extract metabolites from a variety of biological matrices, perform targeted and untargeted LC/MS metabolomics assays, and carry out data analysis requiring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. In addition, the research scientist will assist the Director with establishing new metabolomics assays, instrument maintenance, ordering chemicals and supplies, and maintain laboratory safety.

Position contingent upon funding.
Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in chemistry or related discipline with 3-5 years of experience in research or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Working Conditions
Office, Laboratory; Requires extensive safety
Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.


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