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CHOP | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Job Summary

Is an independent researcher who plans, coordinates and executes research projects, works with the Principal Investigator. Participates in and assists in the planning and coordination of research projects, is independent and responsible for a specific aspect of the research project. Assist in determining the direction of the project. Prepares and writes manuscripts and research proposals, data management and quantitative analysis, collaborates in development of innovative research and educational programs, serves as an educational resource for the laboratory and the Institution.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists faculty in the conduct of research of significant value in the basic and/or translational science area
  • Plans, conducts, and manages research projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies
  • Collaborates with researchers, external agencies and institutions to develop cooperative research initiatives
  • Trains technical staff, students, fellows & physicians in lab procedures
  • Reviews manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
  • Assist in composing/developing applications for grants/contracts for funding of research projects
  • Promotes free discussion, research progress, and overall morale
  • Responsible for appropriate use of research funds
  • May supervises staff and students

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree, 5-7 years of scientifically relevant experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree 10+ years of scientifically relevant experience required


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Terminal degree (MD, PhD, DVM) preferred, 2 or more years Post-Doctoral fellowship experience; 1-3 years scientifically relevant experience

Additional Technical Requirements

About CHOP

About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents.

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