Med-Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19002901)
The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine within the School of Medicine is seeking a transgenic mouse facility coordinator who will breed, cross, inventory, genotype, phenotype and otherwise validate several transgenic mouse lines.
The incumbent will manage cage-changes and health status in a satellite mouse facility, and collaborate within a basic science team environment to support the generation of data towards the development of new non-opioid pharmacotherapies and analgesic drugs for neurotrauma, arthritis, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis
Associate degree in a relevant degree program such as biotechnology, animal husbandry, neuroscience, biology, physiology, molecular biology, or biochemistry. Disciplined work habits (contemporaneous completion of animal inventory, laboratory notebook and other archives of data), scrupulous honesty, willingness to be closely supervised with new techniques until fully trained, high degree of motivation, and meticulous technical habit are mandatory.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: M-F 8:15AM 4:45PM
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
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19002901
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