The laboratory of Professor Shi in the Department of Cell Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPMC) is seeking a qualified Lab Technician.
The laboratory is interested in developing proteomic technologies and integrating molecular biology, cell biology, and biophysical methods to study native macromolecular assemblies. Recently we have developed enabling technologies for producing single-chain VHH antibodies/ nanobodies. We are currently investigating these exciting novel reagents for both basic biomedical research and cancer immunotherapy.
Duties for this position include: - Performing molecular cloning, biochemistry such as protein purification, mammalian cell culture, and proteomics experiments under the supervision of the PI and a senior lab member - Assisting PI in preparing figures and manuscripts - Presenting science at local and regional conferences
2-3 years of lab experience including the pursuit of BS degree.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19005196
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.