The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pathology/Division of Experimental Pathology, is seeking a qualified Research Technician to work in the laboratory of Dr. Reben Raeman, PhD.
The laboratory studies the mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform routine animal husbandry techniques as well as basic mammalian cell culture techniques, DNA/RNA analysis, quantitative real-time PCR, Western blotting, basic cloning and immunohistochemistry. Strong molecular biology skills and experience with cell culture and animal experimentation are essential for this position. The candidate must be an effective communicator, possess attention to detail, and have excellent organizational skills.
The candidate must be an effective communicator, possess attention to detail, and have excellent organizational skills. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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: 20000158
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