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Research Specialist

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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    189980932

UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22007098)

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology is seeking a highly motivated research specialist to support the research group of Dr. Benjamin Nacev.The research specialist will function as a lab technician responsible for daily operations including molecular and cell biological procedures, such as immunoblotting, PCR, DNA subcloning and sequencing, immunoprecipitations, cell culture, generation of transgenic cell lines (e.g. transfection/transduction of cell lines, CRISPR gene editing), cell-based drug response assays, CUT&RUN, sample and library preparation for next generation sequencing, and murine animal studies. In addition, the research specailist will support lab organization and setup.

A BS degree and some laboratory experience is preferred.

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.II Non-Exempt
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule Monday - Friday
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon 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





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Posted: 2022-08-26 Expires: 2022-09-27

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