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Lab Technician

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Job Code
    20006563

The Yates lab is seeking a highly-qualified and motivated person for the position of a Research Technician (Research III level). The incumbent will join an established team and carry out processing and analysis of biological samples (from tissues, cells, and biofluids) to support a variety of projects using a range of molecular biology techniques.

The incumbent will be integral to maintaining the laboratory research program and will work under the direct supervision of a senior lab researcher. General laboratory and organizational skills including the ability to work independently and efficiently are essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

The incumbent will be expected to organize and maintain stocks of experimental reagents and materials, and also keep detailed records of wet-bench procedures.

Techniques that will be used regularly include, but are not limited to:

  • Running SDS-PAGE gels
  • Measurement of protein concentration using BCA, 660nm, and other assays
  • Immunoprecipitation to pulldown specific proteins from samples
  • Sample processing using solid-phase extraction (SPE)
  • Protease digestion of prepared protein samples.

    A bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field is preferred, and demonstrated research experience is required. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

    Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement

    Demonstrated experience in a laboratory setting.







  • Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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