UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19004666)
A Senior Research Specialist is immediately available in the laboratory of Drs. Yuan Chang and Patrick Moore to study viral oncogenesis.
The incumbent will work independently but have the opportunity to also work closely with the principal investigators on a variety of responsibilities in a molecular biology laboratory. These responsibilities include assisting in day-to-day lab management and training and supervising personnel. Position requires experience in molecular biology techniques, cell culture, and familiarity with mouse work.
Techniques will involve DNA/RNA analysis, cloning, western blotting, immunoflourescence microscopy, immunohistochemistry, establishment of stable mammalian cell lines and biological assays to assess oncogenic potential. This position also requires management of EH&S guidelines and all associated compliance for the laboratory and oversight of BSL2+laboratory. Experience with mouse breeding to maintain transgenic lines, in vivo procedures and protocol management is preferable.
Master's degree preferred. 3-5 years of work in biological sciences laboratory. Experience with cell cultures. Extensive experience may be substituted for advanced degree.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.V
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
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: 19004666
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