Med-Orthopedic Surgery - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19004178)
This is a full-time Research Technician position with 100% effort in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for conducting experiments involving basic and translational musculoskeletal research. A background in cell and/or molecular biology would be preferred. Laboratory duties include, but are not limited to: tissue processing, histology, cell culture, immune-assays, RT-PCR and western blots. Must be able to conduct research studies according to the protocols and produce high quality reports, be highly organized, and have good communication skills.
Candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with experience in basic science research. Individual must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Prior basic science research experience is preferred.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 8-4
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: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19004178
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.