UPCI Research Lab-Zarour - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20002678)
Dr Zarour's laboratory, Melanoma Program of the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology is seeking a qualified Research Technician. This is a full-time position in translational cancer research. This position is in a laboratory to collect and process blood and tissue samples from cancer patients, to perform experiments in cellular and molecular biology as well as animal experiments. The applicant will support active research projects in the laboratory, design experiments and new research protocols, and work independently for the performance of the experiments. The candidate is expected to work independently to analyze data, prepare reports and discuss data with PI and other lab members at weekly lab meetings. The applicant will maintain a database to track samples in relation to de-identified patients. The applicant will work in biomedical research, including basic techniques in cellular (cell cultures, flow cytometry) and molecular biology as well as animal experiments.
BS degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or biology are preferred. Experience in laboratory research is desired.
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: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm
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
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20002678
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