School of Medicine-RC - United States-Pennsylvania - (19002164)
The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a Research Technician to study the plasticity and regeneration of neural circuits in the brain in the Cheetham Lab within the Department of Neurobiology.
The successful applicant will be expected to work independently on a primary research project, as well as provide support to graduate students and postdocs.
Additional duties will include training undergraduate students and basic lab management (ordering supplies, colony management, maintaining equipment).
This position is an excellent opportunity to gain full-time experience in research and learn new skills in a dynamic neuroscience environment.
Previous experience of genotyping, colony management, immunohistochemistry and/or microscopy is beneficial but not essential. Good organizational and time management skills and a working knowledge of standard computer software are essential.
One or more years' research experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education (e.g. relevant lab-based classes) and research experience, preferred.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $20,904.00 - $32,760.00
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: 19002164
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.