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
New lab at Penn looking for a motivated and highly organized individual to conduct research in the gut microbiome field. We will investigate interactions between the mammalian host and the gut microbiota with a focus on metabolism, inflammation, and dietary impacts. Responsibilities of the individual include bacterial culture; in vivo mouse experiments utilizing techniques such as oral gavage and submandibular blood collection; harvesting and processing of mouse tissues; immunofluorescence staining and fluorescence microscopy of mouse tissues; performing basic data analysis; ordering lab supplies; and maintaining lab regulatory approvals. Position is contingent upon funding.
Bachelor's Degree and 1-3 years experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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Internal Number: JR00002336
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