School of Medicine-RC - United States-Pennsylvania - (19002175)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Senior Research Technician. This position requires the incumbent to conduct independent methods and procedures and possess advanced molecular, cellular and small animal skills. This position is responsible for the day to day management of the lab and is a resource for students, staff and visiting scholars. This position will be responsible for mouse breeding colony management including, breeding schemes, genotyping analysis, and maintain clear animal log books; conducting advanced experiments and analysis; communicating results in a timely manner; maintaining multiple complex research projects autonomously while assisting the supervisor as a highly motivated and proficient team player; and maintaining regulatory documents. The incumbent must be able to troubleshoot research protocols, as well as supervise and train other research personnel.
Bachelors d egree in biology or biomedical related filed is required in related biologic area and 5-6 years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of Masters degree .Understanding of the wide variety of lab techniques is required. At least three years of experience with complex assays and supervising personnel is highly preferred.
Department Details: All qualified candidates must submit the required documents requested in order to be considered.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
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: 19002175
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.