Med-Aging Institute - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008235)
The Aging Institute at the Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Laboratory Technician. The qualified Research Laboratory Technician will work in a state-of-the-art research program in the areas of ubiquitin-proteasome degradation and small molecule drug discovery.
Under the supervision of the PI, the Research Technician is responsible for executing molecular biological and biochemical experiments independently. The incumbent will be expected to follow instructions from supervisor, document experimental procedures and results in a lab notebook, troubleshoot technical issues, conduct statistical analysis, interpret data, and present data at internal meetings. Frequent communication of results, issues, and needs with PI, other lab personnel and contribution to daily lab management are necessary.
This position requires experience in biochemical/molecular techniques such as cell culture, immunoblotting, DNA/ RNA preparation and plasmid constructions, qPCR, protein/protein interaction studies, and immunocytochemistry. Multi-tasking and efficient time management skills are necessary. The candidate is also required to train the new lab members under the lab protocols.
Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
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: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Schedule may vary due to ongoing research
Hiring Range: $20,904.00 - $32,760.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Not Applicable
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19008235
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