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Senior Research Specialist

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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UPCI Research Lab-O'Sullivan, Roddy - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22007351)

A Senior Research Specialist position is available for a highly independent, and motivated candidate in the O'Sullivan at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to study molecular mechanisms of telomere function in cancer cells. The successful candidate should have extensive experience in biochemical, molecular and cell biology techniques. The position requires specific experience and training in cancer genetics, epigenetics and molecular and cellular biology. Position will involve leading independent research projects with molecular biology approaches that require extensive technical knowledge related to molecular biology, optical imaging and biochemical analyses of proteins. Experience using CRISPR/cas9, confocal microscopy and high throughput screening platforms are desired, but not required. Candidates with Master's degree and 5 or more years of experience will be considered.

Master's degree in Biology or related science field with emphasis in Genetics, Cell and/or Molecular Biology is preferred. Bachelor's degree plus 10 years of relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.

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.V
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Master's
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 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


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

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