UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20003043)
We are seeking a full-time research technician to assist in multiplexed biomarker assay development for tumor microenvironment and systems immunology studies. The scope of work includes assay design and development, testing, quality control, validation, and application to preclinical and clinical studies. Primary responsibilities include developing standardized antibody labeling protocols for highly multiplexed immunofluorescence and immunohistochemistry assays and microscopy. Other responsibilities include preparing single-cell RNA-seq samples, performing RNA-FISH and basic cell culture work, maintaining lab inventory, and ordering supplies.
B.S. in Cell Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, Pathology, or a related field. Additional experience with a B.A, experience can be substituted for education, Post doctorate with experience preferred. Experience with basic image and data analysis, and exposure to programing languages/software suites such as R, Python, Matlab would be valuable. Experience in a pathology lab would also be valuable.
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.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
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: 20003043
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.