The Division of General Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist to provide technical support for various research and clinical studies. The incumbent will be responsible for project and specimen management, coordinating, banking and sample pulling. This includes specimen intake, logging, retrieval and delivery as needed. Incumbent will assist with hepatocyte isolations under the Liver Tissue Cell Distribution System award as well as other procedures required for regulatory oversight. A successful candidate will be very organized, have excellent interpersonal skills, possess a strong work ethic and 'get the job done' attitude. The individual must have good communication skills, be highly motivated and detail-oriented, be able to think critically and outside the box, be able to prioritize multiple projects, and be able to work independently and as a group.
We will accept Masters degree in lieu of experience. We will accept 2-4 years of Tissue banking experience + Associated degree.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 18000524
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.