Health Sciences Core Research Facilities - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20003255)
The Pitt Biospecimen Core (PBC) s an institutional resource for collection, processing and disbursement of Human tissues for research and is dedicated to serving University of Pittsburgh Faculty in meeting their research goals. The incumbent will be responsible to review the Operating Room schedule for their area of responsibility to identify cases. Receive or otherwise obtain, process, and bank the human biological materials associated with the protocols in area of responsibility.
Processing may include but is not limited to gross dissection of solid tissues and processing of blood products. Retrieve samples and fill requests for disbursement of specimens based on HSTB client requests. Input data into specimen inventory system regarding the collection and disbursement of each specimen. Maintenance and data entry for samples received and disbursed is routine. Excellent attention to detail is necessary to be successful in this position. Rotation at other HSTB sites required.
All duties must be completed diligently and with near zero error. Gross pathology experience preferred but not required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department Details: Resume and Cover letter must be attached.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 8:30 to 5:00, schedule as worked out with supervisor
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, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20003255
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.