Med-Pharmacology and Chemical Biology - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008009)
Research Specialist III to perform studies related to biochemical, genetic and molecular research. Experience with cell culture including human iPS cells and basic biochemistry is needed. Researchers with 2 or more years of experience with Drosophila genetics, metabolism, molecular biolgoy and confocal imaging is required. Duties will include conducting experiments with cultured cells, human iPS cells and Drosophila, maintain laboratory equipment and computers, train students, design and trouble shoot experiments.
Baccalaureate degree in relevant science areas. Must have experience performing genetic manipulations and complex biochemical and behavioral experiments with Drosophila and using cell culture including iPS cell studies. Must be able to perform challenging animal dissections, protein analysis, laser confocal microscopy and mammalian cell culture.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
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, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008009
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