Where to Find the Job Opportunities -- Here and Elsewhere

Listed below are the new job opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania. Where the qualifications are described in terms of formal education or training, prior experience in the same field may be substituted.

There are approximately 280 additional open positions for examination at the Job Application Center, Funderburg Information Center, 3401 Walnut St. (215-898-7285). Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New openings are also posted daily at the following locations: Blockley Hall, the Wharton School and the Dental School.

A full listing of job opportunities is at the Human Resource Services website: www.hr.upenn.edu/. Current employees needing access to the web, may go to the Computer Resource Center at 3732 Locust Walk with your PENNCard to obtain a list of computer labs on campus available for your use.

In addition, almost every public library in the Delaware Valley now provides web access. In the near future, as our office remodels the Job Application Center, we hope to have computers available for current employees and others to peruse the current job openings. Openings are also mailed to approximately 50 community sites weekly. -

-Employment H.R.

Please note: Faculty positions and positions at the Hospital and Health Systems are not included in these listings. For Hospital and Health System openings, contact 662-2999.


Contact: Anna Marcotte

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (091484AM) Provide support for Department Chair & Business Administrator; draft correspondence, type & proofread; arrange meetings; keep calendars; assist with preparation of faculty appointment & promotion materials; coordinate newsletter publication; conduct background research; act as liaison to offices & departments within & outside the University; coordinate course schedule & teaching evaluations; update course information & web pages; help arrange for visas & housing; organize & maintain files; coordinate room assignments. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, BA/BS preferred; 3 to 4 years experience at AAII level or equivalent; experience with WordPerfect & spreadsheets; strong word processing skills; knowledge of SRS & HTML helpful; demonstrated organizational & interpersonal skills; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to work well under pressure. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 9-17-97 Economics

DIRECTOR II (091483AM) Manage grant that provides training & technical assistance & issue approximately 30 mini-grants to University-community partnership projects in the Philadelphia region; oversee consortium program; develop training & technical assistance services; oversee publications, creation of website(s), databases & development of evaluation tools; conduct site visits; support program development; write progress reports; supervise staff & students. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree, MA/MS strongly preferred; 5 to 7 years related experience required; demonstrated experience in managing federal grants & knowledge of service learning & higher education-community school partnerships; program development & budgeting experience necessary; computer literate; strong verbal & written communication skills required; position requires in-state & some out-of-state travel; end date 8/31/98. GRADE: P5; RANGE: $29,664-38,677; 9-19-97 Penn Program for Public Service


Contact: Ronald Story

CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (40 HRS) (091488RS) Receive & register patients; make appointments; receive & record patient payments; maintain patient records; answer telephone; light typing & general office duties; hours 8:30am to 5:30 pm, possible Saturdays. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 4 years experience in clinical or practice setting; experience with billing systems. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 9-17-97 Dental Care Center

CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (091489RS) Take & relay phone messages; schedule & confirm dental appointments; enter patient data into computer; perform insurance authorization & billing; receive patient fees; monitor student/attending/patient encounters through various encounter forms & patient records; pull & file patient records; order office supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; receptionist experience; good interpersonal skills; light/medium typing; light computer skills. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 9-18-97 Oral Medicine

CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (40 HRS) (081310RS) Maintain appointment schedule for all outpatient visits; coordinate scheduling of research patients for ongoing clinical therapeutic studies; handle all patient reimbursements including dental & medical insurance; input data for all student/patient encounters; maintain chart file on all scheduled patients. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 4 years experience in clinical setting, including computer data entry. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 9-19-97 Oral Medicine

CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (40 HRS) (091529RS) Process insurance forms; answer telephones; register new patients; record students' cases; keep records; process reports; handle collection of clinic fees & billing. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; computer experience; good interpersonal skills required; ability to work in fast-paced environment. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 9-19-97 Endodontics

DENTAL ASSISTANT I (40 HRS) (091530RS) Decontaminate, clean & assemble full range of surgical & implant supplies & equipment; assist in surgical set up & break down of operations; assist on the dental surgical team; expose & mount x-rays; issue inventory & store clinical supplies & implant components. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma & completion of accredited dental assistant program, 1 year direct experience may be substituted for formal Pennsylvania x-ray certification. GRADE: G7; RANGE: $17,068-21,247; 9-19-97 Implant


Contact: Ronald Story

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER I (091469RS) Cultivate & solicit individual major gifts prospects; develop cultivation & solicitation strategies & carry out according to pre-determined timeline; schedule & plan 225 prospect visits per year; identify, cultivate & solicit prospects in consultation with faculty & development staff; actively research parent, friend & alumni pool for new prospects; maintain personal portfolio of prospects; collaborate efforts with other development officers & with Central Development; assist with & attend development events. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required with 3 to 5 years progressively responsible experience in institutional development or related work, with emphasis on major gift solicitation; experience in gift proposal writing & prospect research; knowledge of word processing & database software essential; strong verbal & written communication skills; effective team worker; valid driver's license required. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 9-16-97 Development & Alumni Relations


Contact: Sue Hess

ACCOUNTANT I (091505SH) Perform subsidiary ledger review & reconciliations; prepare financial statements & billings; interact extensively with University Business Administrators; accumulate & analyze data for preparation of Federal Cash Transaction Reports; prepare journal entries & trail balances; assist senior accountant in preparation & examination of other financial reports; test for accuracy, completeness & compliance with federal guidelines & other contractual agreements; initiate daily LOC cash drawdown. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent; 1 year experience in research/grant accounting preferred; proficiency with personal computer & working knowledge of Lotus 1-2-3; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 9-18-97 Comptroller

ACCOUNTANT/FINANCIAL ANALYST I (091476SH) Provide financial management of University & Federal student loan programs, student account receivables & student income & liability accounts; perform monthly reconciliations & reports; monitor operational processes; assist in analysis of new student loan program viability through data modeling & projection of revenue & expenses. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or Finance with minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in accounting or finance, or equivalent experience; must possess skills in financial analysis & in preparation of financial statements for various projects; demonstrated knowledge of general accounting principals, financing models & accounting reconciliations, as well as proficiency in WordPerfect, Word & Excel; strong verbal & written communication skills a must. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 9-15-97 Student Financial Services

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (37.5 HRS) (091452SH) Coordinate special projects as assigned; assist with Customer Service initiatives; arrange meetings & events; assist with calendars; assist with publication of the University Faculty & Staff telephone directory including data entry & proofreading; process purchase orders, journals, C forms & related financial forms; download & create monthly budget reports for departments; answer telephones, research, & respond to inquires; organize & maintain office records & files; create new systems as requires; compose correspondence, reports & forms; process union reports & payroll; assist with routine human resource functions. QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of HS Business curriculum & related post-HS training or equivalent; BA/BS preferred; at least 2 years experience at the Administrative Assistant II level or comparable background; thorough & comprehensive knowledge of office procedures; ability to operate Macintosh & other office equipment; knowledge & skills in word processing, database, desktop publishing, spreadsheet & Internet applications; knowledge of University financial systems desirable; strong customer service skills, interpersonal & written communications skills required; ability to independently handle projects. GRADE: G11;RANGE:$21,961-27,866; 9-15-97 Business Services

COOK (40 HRS) (091521SH) (091522SH) Prepare & present all food items for all Faculty Club outlets & events; prepare stocks, soups & sauces; prepare & present or turn out hot & cold food items; breakdown & store unused items after banquet functions & cafeteria; responsible for cleanliness of all kitchen food handling areas; prepare mise en place for next day; maintain quality standards.QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 years experience as an a la carte restaurant or hotel cook. GRADE/RANGE: UNION; 9-19-97 Faculty Club

FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSISTANT II (091447SH) Responsible for repayment & compliance of Federal & University regulations governing student loans; conduct group entrance & exit interviews with students to explain University policy & government requirements; establish & compute loan repayment; advise student borrowers on terms of loan; verify enrollment; monitor transmission of financial/demographic information to billing service; maintain in-house student loan files; audit deferment/cancellation forms; process credit verification forms; respond to written inquiries; assist with microfilming. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; some college preferred; excellent written, oral & interpersonal skills; public speaking experience a plus; understanding of University academic & financial student policies & procedures; knowledge of WordPerfect essential. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 9-15-97 Student Fin. Services

FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSISTANT III (091478SH) (091479SH) Enter & verify family contribution components in prescribed formats using computer terminals; process Federal Pell Grants following complex federal guidelines & resolve discrepancies using federal tax returns, correct discrepancies through the use of Department of Education software program; following Federal & Penn guidelines, process replacement of summer savings requirement & work study to loan requests & revise financial aid packages if warranted; perform preliminary review of financial aid disbursement reports to identify funds needed to pass to students' accounts and take appropriate methods to correct; research student accounts & prepare ledger reports; resolve social security number & financial aid form discrepancies. QUALIFICATIONS: AS or equivalent experience; ability to read & understand complex guidelines, policies & procedures; requires independent judgment to identify, select & apply the most appropriate of available guidelines & procedures; demonstrated problem solving skills in setting priorities, evaluating results & coordinating with others; demonstrated proficiency with computers & ability to use word processing & spreadsheet programs; capacity to learn new technologies as needed; ability to take initiative & work independently, manage multiple tasks & be flexible & productive in meeting high pressure deadlines; excellent organizational, communication & interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse team environment; discretion in working with highly confidential materials. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 9-15-97 Student Financial Services

MAIL CARRIER (40 HRS) (091502SH) (091503SH) Pick up & deliver University Intramural & US mail; make evening drop-off to 30th Street Post Office; sort & meter all types of mail; maintain records on Business Reply & Postage Due mail; operate data entry equipment & University vehicle. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; ability to consistently lift 70 lbs.; knowledge of US Postal Service regulations (including metering domestic & foreign addressing, assorted classes of mail, weight & packaging limitations & restrictions) desired; hours 10:30am to 6:45 pm shift. GRADE/RANGE: UNION; 9-19-97 Mail Service

MANAGER ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS II (091504SH) Manage daily activity of University Accounts Payable Department; enforce University policy regarding cash disbursements; significant involvement in implementation of on-line Accounts Payable Purchasing system; develop & maintain a good working relationship with business administrators, vendors, Purchasing & Accounts Payable office. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent; 5 to 7 years accounting experience, including 3 years in supervisory position in high volume accounts payable operation; thorough knowledge of accounting standards, practices & systems; working knowledge with computer-based financial systems. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 9-19-97 Comptroller's Office

PANTRY ASSISTANT (40 HRS) (091524SH) Prepare & present all cold food items & desserts for all Faculty Club outlets & events; breakdown & store unused items after banquet functions, turnout & other events; responsible for cleanliness of kitchen food handling areas; item preparation for next day; maintain quality standards. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 years food service experience. GRADE/RANGE: UNION; 9-19-97 Faculty Club

STAFF ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (091487AB) Provide high level administrative & project management support; organize office activities, including management of office files & confidential reports; serve as liaison between the office & its internal & external customers; maintain Director's calendar & travel arrangements; assist in overseeing the budget; handle work requiring complex & specialized knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent work experience with minimum of 3 years progressively responsible administrative experience or equivalent combination of education & experience; demonstrated excellent verbal & written communication, interpersonal & organizational skills. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 9-16-97 Executive VP

SUPERVISOR III (37.5 HRS) (091434SH) Coordinate the departmental order process for campus computer store; responsible for purchasing, customer service, departmental order input, pre-sales, support & billing; supervise support staff. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferred; minimum 2 years experience in retail environment; ability to work independently & function in a supervisory capacity in retail operation; working knowledge of computers & computer product lines; excellent customer service skills; extended hours may be required due to emergency or unexpected operational situations; Saturday work is required; open store at least 15 minutes before scheduled, 20 minutes before scheduled on Saturdays. GRADE: G12; RANGE: $24,500-31,617; 9-15-97 Computer Connection

UNIT LEADER I (40 HRS) (091491SH) Assist with responsibilities & training of all employees in customer service, quality control, operational efficiency, food preparation & presentation, health code compliance, HACCP guidelines (serv-safe), sanitation & safety; must be sanitation certified; responsible for key control, opening, closing, lock-up & security systems procedures when scheduled; complete & reconcile weekly summary reports of cash sales, cash deposits & customer counts. QUALIFICATIONS: HS graduate; at least 2 years food service experience; late night operation. GRADE/RANGE: UNION; 9-19-97 Dining Service


Contact: Anna Marcotte/Lynn Nash-Wexler

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II/III (40 HRS) (091515AM) Provide support to Assistant Director; type & proofread dictations & other materials; draft correspondence/forms; assist with preparing grant applications; maintain student records; handle calendars & scheduling; manage seminar series; organize file systems. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; BA/BS preferred; AAII: 4 years related experience with increasing responsibilities; AAIII: 6 years related experience; word processing, database management & transcribing experience required; demonstrated typing skills; excellent organizational skills; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously. GRADE: G10/G11; RANGE: $22,013-27,427/$23,425-29,723; 9-18-97 Molec & Cellular Engineering

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (091510AM) Assist with clinical practice & teaching program administration; handle scheduling & communications with patients & students; type & create presentation materials; compile research; arrange lectures; organize tutorials; answer phones; maintain inventory; attend lectures. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferred; 2 years relevant experience; demonstrated computer proficiency in word processing, database & Internet; knowledge of medical terminology or basic opthalmology helpful. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 9-17-97 Opthal.

FISCAL COORDINATOR I (081413AM) Assist in budget preparation; monitor budgets & reallocate funds; assist in pre-award grant preparation & posting journal entries; maintain grants management database. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or financial field required; some directly related experience. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 9-19-97 Microbiology

HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN (40 HRS) (091461LW) Provide professional medical services to patients of UPHS; provide inpatient hospital services as required & fufill all medico-administrative duties associated with membership on each hospital medical staff of which physician is a member; prepare records of all professional services rendered by the Health System Clinician; obtain & maintain an appointment to the medical staff of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania & associated faculty of University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; maintain appointment to & clinical privileges with medical staff of Presbyterian Medical Center & such other hospitals as designated; maintain DEA Licensure; maintain license to practice medicine without restriction or limitation in Pennsylvania; obtain & maintain status as participating provider in insurance programs as directed by UPHS; participate in CPUP malpractice insurance plan. QUALIFICATIONS: MD, board certification (or board eligibility); current PA State Medical License & DEA License. GRADE/RANGE: UNGRADED; 9-16-97 OBGYN

HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN, PART-TIME (32 HRS) (091460LW) Provide professional medical services to patients of UPHS; provide inpatient hospital services as required & fufill all medico-administrative duties associated with membership on each hospital medical staff of which physician is a member; prepare records of all professional services rendered by the Health System Clinician; obtain & maintain an appointment to the medical staff of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania & associated faculty of University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; maintain appointment to & clinical privileges with medical staff of Presbyterian Medical Center & such other hospitals as designated; maintain DEA Licensure; maintain license to practice medicine without restriction or limitation in Pennsylvania; obtain & maintain status as participating provider in insurance programs as directed by UPHS; participate in CPUP malpractice insurance plan. QUALIFICATIONS: MD, board certification (or board eligibility); current PA State Medical License & DEA License. GRADE/RANGE: UNGRADED; 9-16-97 OBGYN

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST I, PART-TIME (21 HRS) (091481AM) Provide computer support for staff & faculty; design & program data base; back up & maintain file server & web site; support hardware & software needs. QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Computer Science; 2 years experience with micro-computer systems & various software packages. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $14,770-19,189; 9-16-97 Microbiology

LAB ANIMAL TECH (40 HRS) (091514LW) Manage daily Richards 6 & 8 non-human primate areas; under limited direction, provide care to laboratory animals, specifically non-human primates, including husbandry, health checks & environmental enrichment of various species; organize & maintain records pertaining to sanitation, environmental enrichment & inventory; maintain & monitor environmental monitoring system for animal housing areas & report deficiencies; receive supplies & notify ASU Facilities Coordinator when supplies are low; assist with employee & investigator training; monitor & document employee performance; provide input & develop Standard Operating Procedures; assist with Vet Tech duties as needed; may provide technical assistance to investigators who use IHGT-ASU facilities, including venipuncture, surgery & necropsy; maintain knowledge of & compliance with USDA, AAALAC & GLP regulations. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required; BA/BS preferred with exposure to animal science &/or biological sciences; AALAS certification at Lab Animal Technologist level required; at least 4 years experience working with laboratory animals, including non-human primates is necessary; may substitute 8 years experience if no AALAS certification; knowledge of & experience with BSL2+ agents also required; experience with technical procedures as described; must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs.) above the shoulders & restrain lab animals; an exceptional commitment to research programs & sensitivity to needs of animals is essential, along with energy & willingness to meet tight & aggressive deadlines; excellent interpersonal skills & communications skills required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 9-19-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

MANAGEMENT RESEARCH ANALYST (091471LW) Oversee electron microscopy facility; prepare grant applications; conduct scientific experiments; maintain lab facilities; oversee educational program; advise faculty & staff. QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Cell & Molecular Biology; at least 5 years experience with all aspects of electron microscopy. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822-64,066; 9-16-97 Pathology

PSYCH TECH I (40 HRS) (091482LW) Screen & recruit patients for research study; administer/score psychological tests; conduct baseline/follow-up interviews; maintain complete records; check/enter data in research database; prepare data summaries; perform library searches; make/record research patient payments; schedule interviews; research study is located at an off-site North Philadelphia addiction treatment facility. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, social science degree required; computer experience preferred; must complete training to handle bio-hazardous materials (urine/blood samples); knowledge of research procedures preferred; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 9-16-97 Psychiatry/Addictions

PSYCH TECH I (40 HRS) (091509LW) Outreach, coordinate, implement & document activities in AIDS research study; set up community meetings in North Philadelphia off-campus location; analyze/prepare materials for community presentations; participate in conference calls; maintain records; provide clerical & administrative support to off-site RAP office. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required; Social Science concentration preferred; familiarity with computers & interviewing skills preferred; must be willing to work evenings & weekends; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 9-19-97 Psychiatry

PSYCH TECH I, PART-TIME (28 HRS) (091454LW) Conduct research interviews in women's health study; schedule interviews to be conducted in subjects' homes throughout Philadelphia area; collect interview & subject self-report data; collect blood samples & prepare for frozen storage; conduct cognitive tests & make physical arrangements; approx .9 home visits/week with evenings & weekends required. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferred, phlebotomy certificate required; research experience preferred; demonstrated ability to recruit & conduct structured research interviews; attention to detail; good interpersonal skills; car & valid driver's license required. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $10.58-13.18/hour; 9-16-97 Ctr for Rsch on Reproductive Women's Health

RECEPTIONIST III (40 HRS) (091513AM) Handle multi-line telephone set; screen calls & determine routing; greet guests & visitors; assist with escorting visitors & recruits; perform data entry; type letters; assist with filing; create files. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required; BA/BS preferred; solid phone experience & professional & courteous phone manner required; 2 years general clerical experience necessary; experience with word processing & database systems, especially knowledge of Macintosh software/hardware highly desirable; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously & good typing skills are essential. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 9-17-97 Inst. for Human Gene Therapy

RESEARCH COORDINATOR JR (091475LW) Review medical records for identification of cases & adherence to protocols; coordinate slide & block acquisition; organize slides for review; enter data into database; coordinate, track & study records; coordinate photo & pathology review data; digitize photographs & archives to database; coordinate with staff of large project in completion of retrospective pathology review; assist PI with use of image system in clinical setting. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific or related field; 2 to 3 years experience with pathology records/slides/blocks/data coordination in medical research environment; experience using database management & software; knowledge of computers & word processing; attention to detail, highly organized, strong interpersonal skills, ability to function independently. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 9-16-97 Pathology

RESEARCH LAB TECH II (40 HRS) (091519LW) Assist with research subject recruitment; administer interviews; score test batteries; ensure data completeness; monitor compliance to protocol; collect/enter research data into an established database; maintain files; provide information to clients regarding research protocols & procedures; position is in Conditioning Division running multiple research trials. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma with some college courses in related field; familiarity with research methodology preferred; interviewing skills desirable; detail oriented; strong verbal & written communication skills; must be willing to work evenings & weekends; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 9-19-97 Psychiatry

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (081419RS) Assist with protocols involving molecular analysis of early muscle development; perform in situ & filter hybridization techniques; prepare recombinant DNA vectors; conduct DNA cloning & sequencing; cell transfections; establish primary cell cultures; histological procedures; document data by photomicrography; conduct RNA & DNA analysis of transgenic mice; analyze data; maintain mouse colony; order supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Biology or equivalent; some experience in molecular or development biology. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 9-16-97 Cell & Dev. Biology

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (40 HRS) (091473LW) Perform hematopoietic & mammalian cell culture immunohistochemistry, Northern & Southern blotting & PCR sequencing. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field; some experience in Biological Science. GRADE: G10; RANGE: 22,013-27,427; 9-16-97 Pathology

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (081398RS) Perform research in signal transduction/molecular oncology, including biochemistry, molecular biology & tissue culture; assist with protein purification, western blotting, kinase assays, order supplies, maintain laboratory. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology/Chemistry or related field; experience preferred but not required. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 9-16-97 Cell & Dev. Biology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR/I (40 HRS) (091512LW) Perform routine laboratory procedures including C elegans strain maintenance, genetic crosses, isolation of plasmid DNA, PCR & gel electrophoresis; prepare solutions & media; maintain lab records; order supplies; perform minor equipment maintenance. QUALIFICATIONS: RS Jr: BA/BS in biological sciences; exposure to lab work; RS I: BA/BS in biological sciences; 1 to 2 years experience. GRADE: P1/P2; RANGE: $20,291-26,368/$22,1351-29,098; 9-19-97 Genetics

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR/I (40 HRS) (091518LW) Provide technical support in area of animal models to laboratory personnel, including junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows & technicians within Director's research laboratory; independently manage breeding colonies of mice; design strategies for cross-breeding; develop computerized system for documenting pedigrees; perform molecular studies to detect transgenic lines; perform surgical procedures on small animals, including rats, mice & rabbits; work with administration on management of IACUC submissions & accounts for animals & animal related charges. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field; RS Jr: previous experience working in research laboratory; RS I: 1 to 3 years of hands on experience working with animals, especially in context of breeding rodents; ability to work independently with minimal supervision necessary; strong verbal & written communication skills required; computer experience necessary, including working knowledge of word processing, spread sheet & calendar programs; ability to thrive in challenging & fast-paced environment, as well as dedication to maintaining high standards of animal welfare are requires; ambitious research programs & protocols require flexibility to work beyond requisite scheduled hours; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P1/P2; RANGE: $20,291-26,368/$22,351-29,098; 9-19-97 Molecular & Cellular Engineering

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (40 HRS) (091516LW) Run cardiopulmonary bypass machines & other related research equipment; assemble & maintain equipment; perform surgery, administer anesthesia & give post-operative care to large animals; contact volunteers for experiments, obtain & analyze blood samples from human volunteers; perform complex blood analysis techniques; perform hematology & cytology techniques; attend weekly research meetings; participate in design of experimental protocols, data, analysis & reduction & writing of scientific papers; present findings at research conferences; clean & maintain laboratory & equipment; repair equipment; supervise & teach other employees. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS with emphasis in science related field; 1 to 3 years lab experience; experience with large animals, surgical & anesthesia skills; must be willing to work evenings & weekends; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 9-19-97 Surgery

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I/II (091459LW) Conduct semi-independent bench research including the following techniques: DNA cloning, purification & sequence analysis; RNA purification & analysis (including RNase protection); Southern & Northern analysis; protein purification & Western analysis; RT/PCR; tissue culture; assist in animal husbandry; maintain laboratory; order supplies & maintain financial records; minimum 2 year commitment is requested. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Science; RSI: 1 to 3 years previous working experience; RSII: 3 to 5 years previous experience. GRADE: P2/P3; RANGE: $22,351-29,098/$24,617-31,982; 9-16-97 Hematology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I/II (091531LW) RS I: Perform routine & complex laboratory techniques; carry out PCR applications & electrophoresis of PCR products; prepare & radioactively label DNA primers, extract DNA; catalogue, organize & maintain DNA stocks; carry out general laboratory techniques; maintain lab records; perform minor equipment/maintenance order lab supplies; assist in experimental design; perform data analysis; RS II: Perform routine & complex lab techniques; test new procedures; techniques include DNA & RNA isolation, PCR, electrophoresis, library screening, gene cloning & subcloning, YAC, BAC & PAC manipulation, general laboratory procedures & complex computer analysis of data; order supplies; monitor expenses; research & suggest protocols & techniques; perform complex data analysis; train & direct technicians; maintain lab safety. QUALIFICATIONS: RS I: BA/BS in Biology or Chemistry with 1 to 3 years experience in molecular laboratory techniques; RS II: BA/BS required in Biology or Chemistry; MA/MS preferred; at least 3 years experience in molecular laboratory techniques; computer skills desirable. GRADE: P2/P3; RANGE: $22,351-29,098/$24,617-31,982; 9-19-97 Genetics

RESEARCH SPECIALIST II (091458LW) Perform laboratory research in Molecular Biology; synthesis of site specific mutants of a number of protease & antiprotease genes (including chymase & antichymotrypsin); cloning, expression & purification of wild type & mutant protease inhibitor proteins. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in physical/biological sciences (i.e., Chemistry, Biology); 3 to 5 years related experience. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 9-16-97 Infectious Diseases

RESEARCH SPECIALIST III (40 HRS) (091472LW) Screen/recruit subjects; recruit female subjects from community-based treatment facilities; conduct baseline & follow-up evaluations including structured & semi-structured research instruments; provide quality assurance for research charts; maintain study logs, lab data; coordinate recruitment/screenings at offsite treatment facilities; train staff in research/diagnostic instruments & motivational interviews; work in high risk drug addicted population. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree required, Social Science concentration preferred; 1 to 3 years research experience; familiarity with diagnostic research instruments; experience with substance abusers; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 9-16-97 Psychiatry

RESEARCH SPECIALIST III (091462LW) Conduct an independent molecular biology research project & maintain all essential reagents, cultures of primary transformed cells & accurate records; train others in use of techniques; prepare written reports & assist in project design. QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry, or equivalent; at least 3 years experience in molecular biology; demonstrated research ability; supervisory experience; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to work as part of team; knowledge & expertise in standard molecular biology & cell culture techniques. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 9-16-97 Pharmacology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST III (40 HRS) (091457LW) Handle significant volume of infectious blood & cell samples; be thorough with biological lab practices; organize documents around radioactive & biohazardous materials; assist in determinations on project; solve procedural/technical complex problems; use sophisticated/innovative equipment to perform complex analysis. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 3 years minimum experience in immune/endocrine/microbiological techniques; excellent computer skills. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 9-16-97 Psychiatry

RESEARCH SPECIALIST III (40 HRS) (05748RS) Assist in immunological techniques, such as separation of peripheral blood lymphocytes, lymphoproliferation assays & ELISA; perform basic tissue culture techniques; maintain short-term & long-term T & B cell cultures; assist in service requests for flow cytometry; prepare reagents & supplies for various immunological assays; provide assistance for ELISA techniques; assist users of CIC equipment & facilities; perform molecular biological techniques as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field required; previous (1 to 3 years) laboratory experience knowledge, experience in cellular immunological techniques & molecular biology & theory required; good organizational skills, ability to work with limited supervision & knowledge of Macintosh computers required. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $27,986-35,123; 9-16-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy


Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (091490RS) Perform administrative/secretarial duties under general supervision, report to Head Football Coach & staff; budget & plan team travel, team banquets & development events; handle purchasing & installing computer needs; manage work-study staff & Football Manager staff; stock office supplies & implement new office technology . QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required; minimum 2 years clerical training or experience & ability to type with speed & accuracy; ability to operate variety of office equipment; proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word & Excel; ability to manage office & student workers; strong interpersonal skills; ability to deal with wide variety of constituencies. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 9-18-97 Intercollegiate Athletics

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR (081410SH) Act as primary client contact for TTG, perform client intake for all custom services, maintain departmental WWW site, initiate & monitor client needs assessments, schedule all TTG training & facilities, teach training seminars, serve as an assistant for TTG director, develop & maintain customer information database, order appropriate materials for client training. QUALIFICATIONS: AS or equivalent (BA preferred); excellent customer service & strong verbal & written communication skills; proficient with Macintosh & Windows; experience with HTML & developing Web pages; strong interpersonal & organizational skills; good keyboarding skills. GRADE: G12; RANGE: $22,866-29,509; 9-15-97 Tech Training Group

FISCAL COORDINATOR II (081326SH) Coordinate cost recovery program for department; process, monitor & verify budget actions; perform payroll functions in compliance with University regulations; process purchase orders & travel reimbursements; maintain petty cash funds; process journals & reallocate funds; represent Business Administrator as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: AS or equivalent required; 3 to 5 years related experience; knowledge of Macintosh & related software; familiarity with FinMIS accounting/payroll applications; must have excellent communication skills. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 9-19-97 Radiation Safety

INTERN ATHLETICS (40 HRS) (091451RS) Assist coaching & management of women's softball program during the academic year; actively participate in coaching & recruitment activities for program; assist with alumni relations & general program activities as assigned; report to Head Women's Softball Coach. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS is highly preferred; previous experience playing & coaching, preferably on the college or elite club level; must possess ability to motivate & direct student athletes & be able to recruit within Ivy & NCAA guidelines; candidates must be willing to work evenings & weekends. GRADE: UNGRADED; RANGE: $10,000; 9-16-97 Intercollegiate Athletics


Contact: Ronald Story

CLINICAL LAB TECH (40 HRS) (091486RS) Under general supervision perform variety of clinical tests utilizing instrumentation such as microscopes, auto. analyzers, etc; prepare tissues, blood specimens & samples for analysis; perform chemical, biological, microscopic, hematological & bacteriological tests; tests include blood counts, urinalysis, bacteria identification, etc.; record results & perform preliminary analysis; maintain laboratory records & equipment; may demonstrate techniques/equipment to students plus related duties; POSITION LOCATED IN KENNETT SQUARE - NO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 9-16-97 Large Animal Hospital

CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (40 HRS) (091506RS) Perform client registration, collection of fees & telephone triage; handle heavy telephone & people contact; maintain master list of calls & patients; receive clients; accept payments & deposits; maintain patient files & charts; answer emergency related inquiries; insurance accurate completion of registration material by patients' owners & doctors. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 4 years clerical experience in clinical setting required; veterinary or medical receptionist experience preferred; must interact well with all types of individuals; must have ability to remain calm in all situations; excellent phone skills. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 9-18-97 Small Animal Hospital

LARGE ANIMAL ATTENDANT I (40 HRS) (091485RS) Under general supervision perform variety of duties involving daily care & feeding of animals; provide daily maintenance of stall facilities; perform general housekeeping & groundkeeping tasks; assist in moving patients to & from surgery area & recovery room; feed animals & assist in monitoring general health conditions; assist with positioning animal patients in operation room; assist with removal of down or dead animals; operate variety of equipment including fork lift, tractor & standard dump truck; related duties as assigned; Position Located in Kennett Square-NO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. QUALIFICATIONS: 1 to 3 years experience working with large animals; mechanical aptitude; flexibility in hours may be required; ability to perform strenuous work (lift up to 50 lbs.); valid driver's license required.GRADE: G5; RANGE: $14,714-18,069; 9-16-97 Large Animal Hospital

RECEPTIONIST III (071006SH) Receive visitors in pleasant, courteous & helpful manner; answer routine questions; ascertain nature of visit; refer to appropriate staff; respond to informational questions; work with On-Campus Program to effectively implement the servicing of prospective candidates, their parents & visitors to Undergraduate Admissions. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; some college desirable; 2 years receptionist experience or general clerical/administrative experience; desktop computer experience required, preferably on Macintosh; word processing (WordPerfect) & spreadsheet (Excel) applications experience desirable; strong public relations skills essential; demonstrated capacity to communicate with persons of diverse backgrounds; ability to work well under pressure. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 9-17-97 Undergraduate Admissions


Contact: Anna Marcotte

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, PART TIME (20 HRS) (091480AM) Provide clerical support (creating & typing letters); receive, distribute & process information; maintain calendars; manage correspondence & telephone interaction; maintain files/papers; handle mailings; assist in arranging meetings; act as liaison between faculty, students & clients. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 years related experience; knowledge of office procedures & automation equipment; proficiency on Word &/or WordPerfect for Windows & database management; ability to work with frequent interruptions & function independently; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $9,436-11,781; 9-16-97; Risk & Decision Processes

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR III (091528AM) Develop & manage client relations with individuals & corporate human resources personnel; hire, supervise & train telemarketing & registration representatives; responsible for all aspects of course registration, including marketing & communication course contact; manage custom course inquires. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required; MA/MS preferred; 3 to 5 years experience with customer service, marketing & telemarketing; supervisory experience desired; PC experience (WordPerfect, Lotus); proven ability to work independently. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 9-19-97 Exec. Education

COORDINATOR II (091520AM) Manage logistical support for Executive Education programs; work with participants, faculty & program director to ensure program needs; organize & complete financial & administrative requirements. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required; 2 to 3 years experience coordinating management training or educational programs; PC experience with WordPerfect, Lotus & graphics packages; strong customer service experience; strong verbal & written communication skills; occasional weekends & evenings. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 9-18-97 Executive Education

PROGRAMMER ANALYST I/II (091527AM) Perform needs analysis & system design; maintain support of information systems on PC, LAN, client/server Web en-vironments; support users requirements for data storage, manipulation, reporting & analysis; analyze, customize, implement & support vendor-supplied information systems; provide front-line support on PC applications, Novell or NT networks & data access. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Computer Science or MIS, or comparable experience; PAI: Minimum of 1 to 3 years experience; PAII: 2 to 3 years in programming & systems; strong experience in C, Perl, Pascal, Visual Basic, C++ & Java; Web development experience preferred; working knowledge of UNIX or NT; knowledge of project life cycle management techniques & code management software highly desirable; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P4/P6; RANGE: $26,986-35,123/$32,857-42,591; 9-19-97 Wharton Computer & Info Technology

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