Med-Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19003140)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Research Scientist for the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics.
This position will develop and execute projects to understand the role of PACS proteins in liver metabolism and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as direct projects in order to test new hypotheses, involving gene therapy projects. This involves interfacing with multiple trainees, principal investigators, and therapeutic companies. The incumbent will present research findings at scientific meetings and investigate and acquire new technologies to stay in step with future goals of research in the laboratory.
Grant proposal and research publication writing skills required. Ph.D. required.
PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology 5 years experience in lab operations, research experiment design and publications
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30-5pm
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
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
Internal Number: 19003140
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.