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Research Associate - Shi Lab

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

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Research Associate - Shi Lab

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Apr 15, 2024
Deadline: Apr 15, 2026 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Cancer Biology 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 genome editing, CRISPR, cell culture techniques, molecular biology, next-generation sequencing, and basic bioinformatics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Responsibilities may include developing CRISPR technology for controlled and precise genome engineering in cancer cells and primary cells. To achieve this, the candidate will employ a variety of techniques, encompassing molecular biology, next generation sequencing, and multiplex data analysis.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to further develop critical thinking skills, become acquainted with CRISPR genome editing, literature and experimental techniques, prepare manuscripts, present research findings at national and international meetings, mentor junior scientists, and partake in career development training programs offered by the University.

Candidate should have a minimum of 3-5 years postdoctoral experience.

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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