Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Philadelphia


Job location: New Bolton Center

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-12-03
Req: JR00013686
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Posted Job Title

NBC Equine Reproduction Laboratory Program Coordinator

Job Profile Title

Research Specialist A

Job Description Summary

The Technician / Program Coordinator will coordinate the day-to-day working of the equine assisted reproduction laboratory, which performs both clinical work (producing embryos for horse owners) and research in areas related to fertilization and early embryonic development in the horse.

Job Description

The Technician / Program coordinator is the primary contact person with clients, referring veterinarians, stallion owners and embryo transfer centers for the clinical program, and informs potential clients on techniques and expectations of assisted reproductive procedures and the outcomes of the work with their animals. The coordinator organizes oocyte, semen and embryo movement in and out of laboratory. The position also entails ordering, and coordinating the maintenance of, supplies and equipment for the laboratory, and recording data for both clinical and research programs, and assisting with research.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Proficient computer skills required to include MS-Office or similar software
-Knowledge of horses and the equine industry
-Knowledge of basic biology


Research Specialist A: Bachelor's or equivalent degree in biology or related field


Experience with horses and the horse industry

Research Specialist B: Same as above, 1 - 3 years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; On-Call (beeper) ,outdoor exposure to weather

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less, typically standing or walking, intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

Job Location - City, State

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Veterinary Medicine

Pay Range

$32,000.00 - $57,600.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of 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.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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