Research Associate - Skeletal Biology
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Education and Training


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Research Associate - Skeletal Biology

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Mar 23, 2021
Close Date:
Mar 23, 2023
Description:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Research Associate position in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of musculoskeletal biology, RNA sequencing techniques as well as mouse models to study bone and cartilage metabolism and skeletal development. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Responsibilities may include the ability to lead projects and work cooperatively with others, carry out and troubleshoot experiments, and assist in manuscript writing. Previous experience in bone biology is preferred but not required.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to be self-motivated, have a strong background in standard molecular and biological techniques, cell culture and/or animal model, and have genuine interests in developing computational skills for single cell data and imaging analyses.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate on grant proposals and journal publications, participate in the department's educational programs as assigned, and mentor/teach junior lab members. The candidate will work in an interdisciplinary environment with experts in cell biology and molecular biology.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to 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. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all employees at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information. 



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