UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19005352)
We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Molecular Biologist with Stem Cell research experience to develop iPSC-based human neuronal cell culture models and to enable oncolytic viral models in treating brain tumors.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to join our energetic team and play an integral role in advancing our understanding of tumor biology and supporting tumor sample collection and curation efforts. The candidate will employ a combination of in vitro and ex vivo bioassays, as well as in vivo models to identify, characterize and develop oncolytic viral agents with anti-tumor activity.
The candidate will contribute substantially to overall project development and assessment and help drive conceptual innovation. The candidate will assist in mentoring a team of postdocs, Ph.D. students and residents in brain cancer research basic and translation science laboratory.
PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunobiology or immunology. Experience with lab safety and regulatory issues. Requires strong written and oral communication skills. At least 10 years of laboratory experience in biochemistry, molecular genetics, immunology or other related fields, plus 3 years of cell culture experience with iPS/Stem cells.
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
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
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19005352
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.