Med-Pharmacology and Chemical Biology - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20000413)
Research activity will be conducted in Dr. Freeman's lab & Dr. Greenamyre's lab under the supervision of Dr. Marco Fazzari & Dr. Roberto Di Maio.
The position requires research activity with neuronal cell culture and rodents. Duties will include: (1) preparation and care of rodents; (2) perfusion fixation and collection of tissues from rodents; (3) histological procedures (tissues sectioning, staining) and microscopic analysis of neuronal cells and tissue sections.
In addition, the candidate will perform Western blotting and ELISA assays, molecular assays (PCR analysis), and organic extractions of biological samples.
Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field is preferred, or equivalent background; plus 1-2 years of lab experience. Background in biological science or neurobiology essential for routine lab duties is preferred.
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.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
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, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20000413
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