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Posted Job TitleResearch Specialist B/C (Sleep Medicine)
Job Profile TitleResearch Specialist B
SummaryThe purpose of this position is to perform critical research to define neural injury from sleep loss and advance the mechanisms of injury. The research specialist will perform immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy to localize neural injury and define injury pathways. The research specialist will perform complimentary western blots and ELISA’s to assess post-translational modifications on response to sleep loss. The research specialist will perform RT-PCR and genotyping assays. The individual will have the opportunity to co-author manuscripts and present data at international meetings.
This position is contingent upon grant funding.
The purpose of this position is to perform critical research to define neural injury from sleep loss and advance the mechanisms of injury. The research specialist will perform immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy to localize neural injury and define injury pathways. The research specialist will perform complimentary western blots and ELISA’s to assess post-translational modifications on response to sleep loss. The research specialist will perform RT-PCR and genotyping assays. The individual will have the opportunity to co-author manuscripts and present data at international meetings.
This position is contingent upon grant funding.
RESEARCH SPECIALIST B RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
1.) Multi-label immunohistochemistry
2.) Imaging fluorescence, light microscopy, confocal microscopy
3.) ELISA, western blots
6.) Perform additional duties as assigned
RESEARCH SPECIALIST B QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree and 1 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
The individual should have a college degree and should have at least one year of experience working full time in a biomedical research laboratory at a university or equivalent combination of education and experience required. The individual should be able to perform one or more research methods (e.g., immunohistochemistry, ELISA’s Westerns, RT-PCR) independently.
RESEARCH SPECIALIST C RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
In addition to the responsibilities outlined in the Research Specialist B section, the Research Specialist C duties will include:
1.) Manuscript preparation: perform biostatistical analyses independently, prepare manuscripts (figures, background papers)
2.) Super resolution microscopy (independently)
3.) ELISA/Western blots: Independently perform and troubleshoot
4.) RT-PCR: Perform independently, trouble shoot protocols, develop protocols
RESEARCH SPECIALIST C QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required
The individual should have a college degree and should have at least four years experience of working full time in a biomedical research laboratory at a university. The individual should be able to perform two or more research methods (e.g., immunohistochemistry, ELISA’s Westerns, RT-PCR) independently and using state of art techniques.
Job Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Hybrid Eligible - This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule with a work week divided between working onsite and working remotely.
Department / SchoolPerelman School of Medicine
Pay Range$37,220.00 - $56,087.33
Salary offers are made based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.
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