• Visiting Scientist

    Children's Hospital Of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA

    Job #430939017

  • Req ID: 7743

    Shift: Days

    Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

    Job Summary

    A Visiting Scientist participates as an active member in a CHOP-based research program for a pre-determined, but limited length of time (generally a year or less). Purpose may be to establish or further an on-going collaboration, to learn new techniques or to develop skills to advance research. . Conducts research projects under the general supervision of CHOP-based faculty or staff during onsite collaboration. A Visiting Scientist is a scholar visiting CHOP from an outside institution or organization. Such an individual may be funded entirely by their home institution.  

    Job Responsibilities

      <li>Participates in research of mutual interest and relevance to the CHOP-based research group to which the Visiting Scientist is affiliated.</li>

      <li>Designs and develops research experiments and strategies.</li>

      <li>Trains and develops team members in research program. Provides expert advice. Learns relevant new skills from team members in research program.</li>

      <li>Develop new methods and protocols for research, and assist with the development of other research projects as needed.</li>

      <li>Participate in research group activities, including laboratory and other meetings, as requested by Principal Investigator.</li>

      <li>Attend intramural research conferences as appropriate.</li>

    Job Responsibilities (Continued)

    Job Responsibilities (Continued)

    Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

    None

    Required Education and Experience

      <li>Master’s Degree, must be working towards a Doctoral degree at the home institution.</li>
      <li>1 year prior experience / interest in a scientifically relevant discipline.</li>

    Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

      <li>Terminal degree (PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent) with experience / interest in a scientifically relevant discipline.</li>
      <li> The individual must be visiting from an accredited academic or research institution.</li>

    Additional Technical Requirements

      <li>Excellent verbal and written skills.</li>
      <li>Strong research skills.</li>
      <li>Ability to work independently.</li>
      <li>Effective problem solving/critical thinking skills.</li>
      <li>Strong technical communication and collaboration skills.</li>

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    Updated 10/17/2017

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