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Research Associate Position, Division of Rheumatology

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Middle West, PA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024
Research Associate Position, Division of Rheumatology

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Dec 19, 2022
Close Date:
Dec 19, 2024
Description:

The Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine 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 areas of musculoskeletal biology, flow cytometry, molecular analyses, microscopy and/or microCT as well as mouse models of osteoarthritis and joint injury. 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 and grant writing. Previous experience in synovial and single cell analysis is preferred but not required.

The successful applicant will have an 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 selected candidate will work in an interdisciplinary environment with experts in cell biology, molecular biology, Immunology and Engineering.

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

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).

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