The Kohan Lab in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC is seeking a highly skilled and highly motivated individual who will function as a research scientist to conceive and organize multiple projects. The incumbent will work closely with the lab PI, generating experiment plan and analyzing data. The current work mainly focuses on the role of intestinal lipoproteins on T cells and Tregs, and their role in whole-body inflammation. The discoveries will lead to federal grant applications and entrepreneurship development. This position will be located in the Biomedical Science Tower.
Degree and experience in a relevant field of study. Technical expertise in molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry is required. Fundamental knowledge of genetics and aging is desirable. Small animal work experience is preferred. Previous publications are encouraged.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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: 19008859
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.