Research Associate - Cancer Biology (XY2)

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, US
Jun 27, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
The Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Research Associate positions 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 protein biochemistry, cell culture techniques, molecular biology, metabolism, and animal models of cancer. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.
Responsibilities may include investigation of the regulation and functions of cellular metabolism in cancer cells and stem cells, using a wide range of approaches including molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, metabolic analysis and animal models.
The successful applicant will have an opportunity to further develop critical thinking skills, familiarize with related literature and experimental techniques, prepare manuscripts and grant preparations, present research findings in national and international meetings, mentor junior scientists, and participate in career training offered by the University.
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.
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).