Med-Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20000069)
Looking for research experience in molecular biology before entering graduate school? A Research Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Nara Lee in the Department of MMG at Bridgeside Point II. The Lee lab studies the role of noncoding RNAs in transcription regulation using cutting-edge technologies involving next-generation sequencing.
The incumbent is expected to have prior wet lab experience in standard molecular biological techniques (e.g. cloning, protein purification, and tissue culture work) and be a quick learner. Candidates with experience in bioinformatical analysis will be preferred. This position is ideal for someone wanting to obtain further training at the bench before moving on to medical or graduate school. This position will start in the summer/fall of 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Candidates with skills in computational biology will be considered first
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
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
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20000069
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