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Research Associate

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2024

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Research Associate


Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Feb 27, 2024
Deadline: Feb 27, 2026 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics 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 area of RNA extraction and RNA library preparation (RNA-seq, CLIP-seq, MeRIP, ribosome profiling). Cloning, expression, and protein purification. Conducting biochemistry experiments, including protein activity assays, protein-RNA binding affinity determination, and kinetics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Responsibilities may include driving research project by performing RNA extraction and RNA library preparation (RNA-seq, CLIP-seq, MeRIP, ribosome profiling). Cloning, expression, and protein purification. Conducting biochemistry experiments, including protein activity assays, protein-RNA binding affinity determination, and kinetics.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to develop collaborative and independent research programs related to RNA, co-supervision of students, and research staff, coordinating NIH-funded grant efforts with local, national, and international collaborators, and participation in writing grants, reports, and manuscripts.

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.


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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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