School of Medicine-RC - United States-Pennsylvania - (19002152)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Senior Research Specialist in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.
This person will provide technical and scientific guidance in a translational and molecular research laboratory, design and perform experiments involving tissue culture; purification of DNA, RNA, & protein; DNA cloning; RT-PCR & PCR; SDS-PAGE & Western blot, high throughput protein and genetic analysis, and high throughput suspension beads array analysis.
The incumbent will perform bioinformatics searches for molecular genetic information, recording samples and results. Will be responsible for providing supervision to lower level research staff, postdocs fellows and scholars, as well as students. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining a database for clinical samples collected for translational studies. The incumbent will be responsible for the preparation of posters and papers for submission.
Master degree in science related fields with minimum of 1 year experience in biomedical and/or human molecular biology research lab, preferred. Significant additional experience may be considered in lieu of advanced Degree.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
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
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19002152
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.