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Posted Job Title
Temporary Research Assistant

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt
Temporary Research Assistant needed to assist senior scientists in the lab with experiments studying the role of long noncoding RNAs in the setting of cardiovascular disease.

Job Description

Temporary Research Assistant needed to assist senior scientists in the lab with experiments studying the role of long noncoding RNAs in the setting of cardiovascular disease. S/he will conduct molecular biology experiments, including cloning DNA constructs, western blotting, and using quantitative PCR. S/he will also do cell culture experiments and grow human and mouse cell lines under various conditions. S/he will be responsible for genotyping mice using PCR as well as help with tissue collections from these animals.

$12.50/hr, 30 hrs/wk

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.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

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 may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Smilow-Center-for-Translational/Temporary-Research-Assistant_JR00047661-1

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