Health Sciences Core Research Facilities - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19002974)
The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Core Research Facilities (HSCRF) Pitt Biospecimen Core (PBC) is seeking Research Specialist III.
The duties for this position include: - Will coordinate with operating room staff, surgeons and pathologists to obtain human tissue specimens - Receive, process, and bank human tissue from surgical and autopsy patients - Perform inventory maintenance and record keeping functions including review of sample records and coordination with freezer inventory - Data entry for samples received and samples disbursed - Use independent judgment in communication of issues or concerns with all levels of staff - Carry out other assigned duties
Incumbent must have excellent attention to detail and good organizational skills are required in balancing workload to obtain and process all required specimens.
This position requires an individual with a B.S. degree in the Biological Sciences and/or 1-2 years' experience in histology/pathology. Experience in gross anatomical pathology preferred but not required.
Department Details: Applicants MUST submit a Resume and Cover letter
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 am - 5:00 pm as worked out with supervisor
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: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19002974
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