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Research Technician

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Job Code
    20000737

The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health invites applications for Research Technician II in the laboratories of Drs. Lefterov and Koldamova.

The candidate should hold a B.S. in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, biology or related discipline. The primary responsibilities of the Research Technician will be to assist in histological analysis of mouse tissues, microscopy and other biochemical assays (Western Blotting, Elisa, PCR). The candidate will help maintain transgenic mouse colony and perform all needed animal husbandry tasks and genotyping. They will be asked to help maintain and perform in vitro experiments.
The incumbent will also assist with processing and handling of samples associated with different studies, including sample entry into a central database. The candidate will also be expected to assist with database entry and data management, as well as daily lab operations.

The candidate should be highly motivated, well-organized and detail-oriented. The individual should be able to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently. The incumbent will be directed on a weekly basis by Drs. Lefterov and Koldamova and managed by an assistant professor on a daily basis, but will be expected to independently perform and troubleshoot experiments and activities associated with maintenance of the transgenic mouse lines.

Qualifications:

E ducation in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, biology or related discipline preferred. 0-2 years of experience in research laboratory. Preference will be given to a candidate who has animal handling experience and background in biomedical research.





Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-02-29
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