The McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Research Specialist to join our laboratory, and to work in the highly specialized field of orthopaedic research. The successful candidate will be responsible for project planning and implementation and problem-solving for a number of research projects related to tendon healing.
The Research Specialist would work closely with faculty. Under minimal supervision, he/she will manage daily research projects, data collection and organization of the laboratory. He/she would lead the evaluation of the design of experiments and data analysis. He/she will play a project leadership role and will analyze and present data at meetings as well as contribute to writing and editing manuscripts. The individual will act as a senior advisor within the lab and will be responsible for leading group meetings, directing students, and training personnel on a regular basis, as well as contribute to writing manuscripts. Additionally, he/she will correspond extensively with collaborators and be responsible for creating reports, communicating results, and establishing future study directions. He/she must be able to identify and resolve technical problems and use analytical and decision-making skills to implement assigned projects. It is also expected that the individual will independently inform themselves of new research and new approaches, technological or otherwise, and be knowledgeable about scientific resources at Penn. Individual will maintain meticulous laboratory notes in compliance with institutional regulations.
Internal Number: 40712
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