Neurourology Research Scientist in the Department of Urology. The incumbent will work independently under the guidance of the Principal Investigator to manage a large number and variety of protocols. Perform surgery on small and large animals, monitor animals under anesthesia, administer chemical agents or drugs and monitor bladder and nerve activity. Analyze drug test data, evoke potential recording data and bladder pressure data. Will be responsible for supervising and teaching other members of the laboratory new skills and techniques. Incumbent will be an active collaborator in scientific research and serve as a consultant to those requesting incumbent's specialized expertise. Requires a doctoral degree (or licensed professional degree, such as DVM). 5 years minimum research experience in a laboratory setting.
PhD or ScD The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
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
Internal Number: 20005078
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