The Research Scientist will lead several projects in the field of lung transplant immunobiology and host defense. The Research Scientist will also be expected to train other lab members in specialized techniques as in needed. The candidate should be experienced in the relevant immunology and techniques. A clear track record of working independently is essential.
Doctoral degree ( or professional degree with license, such as PE) required with three years of post-graduate research experience in relevant field of study.
Specific skills and knowledge that are essential for the position:
1) In-depth knowledge of immunology, particularly cellular immunology and molecular immunology.
2) Expertise in advanced flow cytometry
3) Expertise and independence in analysis of RNAseq analysis
4) Experience in common molecular biology techniques including cloning, PCR, RT-PCR
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
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: 19002157
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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.