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Research Scientist

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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UPCI Research Lab-Ferris - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22007478)

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Senior Research Specialist who will be responsible for the design, implementation, and analysis of research studies on head and neck cancer, including preclinical and clinical trial research projects.

The incumbent will supervise and teach undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and visiting scholars, as well as advise those in the lab on their projects. The candidate will perform immunological assays such as flow cytometry, cytotoxicity assays, and ELISPOT, as well as assist with in-vivo mouse experiments, PCR genotyping of knockout mouse colonies and perform single cell RNA sequencing.

This position requires the processing and analysis of blood/tissue from human and mouse specimens, as well as mammalian cell culture. The candidate must be able to work independently and with others to prepare, review, and communicate (through oral presentations and writing of manuscripts) scientific data summaries and to assist with the writing of grants.

PhD or ScD; 5-6 years experience required.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Department Details The Hillman Cancer Center is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is not only one of our fundamental values, it is critical in helping us provide the highest level of care to people we treat at our centers, as well as support life changing research. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status.
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research Scientist.Scientist
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required PhD or ScD
Minimum Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule Monday - Friday
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
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


Posted: 2022-09-07 Expires: 2022-10-09

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