UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19006939)
This is a position for a Laboratory Technician in the laboratory at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, in the laboratory of Dr. Pascal Zinn. The focus of the experiments in the lab is to study the mechanisms microenvironment of brain cancer and the developing therapeutic cerebral organoid models.
The incumbent should be able to operate and set up basic lab and research equipment, prepare culture media, chemicals and compounds.
Duties for the position include:
Performing scientific reductions and analyses involving routine procedures
Performing a variety of standard tests in cellular and stem cell biology
Applying a variety of numerical operations to collected data
Assisting in surgical procedures on small animals
Cleaning and maintaining equipment
Participating in data presentation, experimental results interpretation and analysis of data at lab meetings and one-on-one meetings with PI of laboratory
Assisting with ordering reagents
Candidate should have a bachelor's degree in a scientific field, and at least 3 months of laboratory experience.
BA or Associate degree in a relevant degree program. Three months experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Relevant equivalent experience is preferred but not required.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Hiring Range: $20,904.00 - $32,760.00
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: 19006939
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.