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RESEARCH SPECIALIST A/B

Company: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Details Posting Details Reference Number 40-31822 Posted Job Title RESEARCH SPECIALIST A/B School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org OS-Orthopaedic Surgery Research Posted to the Web 05/02/2019 Posted Job/Salary Grade 024/025 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8:00-5:00 Months 12 Position Length Contingent Upon Funding Position End Date University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. School/Center Overview The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/ Duties The McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking an individual to fill a full time Research Specialist A position. The candidate will assist in coordinating studies on multiple NIH and industrially sponsored projects and perform complex animal studies which require careful attention to detail in an orthopaedic research laboratory. Primary tasks will include maintenance of laboratory equipment, maintenence/troubleshooting of lab computers, software, and peripherals, ordering supplies, and machining custom-made parts/fixtures/jigs. Experiments will include biomechanical testing and analysis, machining custom-made instruments, optimizing data gathering, processing and troubleshooting as needed using Matlab and LabView, running rats on treadmill, performing animal gait analysis experiments on custom-designed system, and acquiring complex motion and ground reaction force data in non-standard manners. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for maintaining some laboratory equipment, ordering supplies, and keeping a well-organized lab notebook. In addition to the above, the Research Specialist B will be required to carry out higher level responsibilities, including conducting independent research with minimal supervision, assisting with manuscript preparation, conducting literature searches, and leading more junior staff members and students. Qualifications The Research Specialist A: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Biomechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field and 0 to 1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Research Specialist B: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Biomechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in machining, use of universal testing frames and coding in Matlab and LabView is desirable but not required. The ability to carry out experiments independently. Salary is competitive and based on experience with an excellent fringe benefit package. 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 required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/45851 Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). How did you hear about this employment opportunity? JobsPenn Contacted by a Penn Recruiter Referred by a Penn Employee Referred by a friend or family member Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) Inside Higher Ed Indeed.com Other Internet Advertisement Linkedin Twitter Other Social Media Site Professional Affiliation/Trade Website Diversity Association/Publication Website Heard about it at a conference or career fair Apple One Recruitment and/or staffing agency What is your highest level of education completed? Less than high school education High School Diploma or GED Vocational or Technical School Associate's Degree or Two Year College Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree How many years of experience do you have related to this position? 0 to 1 Year 1 to 2 Years 2 to 3 Years 3 to 5 Years 5 to 7 Years 7 to 10 Years Over 10 Years Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter

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