The incumbent will be responsible for performing experiments with cell cultures and laboratory animals. The required qualifications include, but are not limited to, knowledge of the major cell biology protocols (working with cell lines and primary cell cultures), experience in assessments of cell characteristics (eg, by using flow-cytometry, fluorescence imaging, Western blotting, extracting cell components), genetic manipulations of cells (knocking out/down specific genes, cell transfection), isolation of subcellular organelles and proteins. The work with animals will require obtaining tissues from treated animals, isolation of specific cell types using cell sorting protocols and quantitative phenotypic characterization of cells.
A High School Diploma or GED is required for this position and a Bachelor's degree is Preferred.
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: GSPH-Environmental/Occupational Health
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9-5pm
Requested Pay Rate: 18
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
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20003159
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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.