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Research Technician
PITTSBURGH PA 15222
Category: Education
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Job code: lhw-e0-89769685

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Research Technician
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Date Posted
05/15/2018


Open Until Filled
No


Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
07/15/2018


Working Title
Research Technician


Job Classification
Research III


Department Name
35210-Med-Immunology


Job Type
Staff


Position Number
0136616


Hiring Range
TBD based on qualifications


Position Description

The School of Medicine Department of Immunology is seeking a qualified candidate for the Research Technician position.


The incumbent will provide assistance on major projects and the position will be funded by multiple sources of substantial sponsored research grant support.


The incumbent will perform laboratory procedures including flow cytometry and in vitro functional assays. The individual will maintain record keeping of laboratory supplies and antibodies and will perform a portion of the lab supplies ordering. The individual is responsible for all safety and compliance issues. The individual will also help with the training of new junior technicians and graduate students.



Education Required
Baccalaureate


Minimum Related Experience Level Required
2-3 years experience


Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

BS in Biology or science equivalent is required. At least 2 years laboratory experience in biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, or other related fields is preferred. Computer literate. Knowledge of mathematical and chemical principles. Experience with lab safety and regulatory issues is preferred.



Required Licenses/Certifications


Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.



Background Check
For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.


Assignment Category
Regular, Full-Time


Percent Effort
100


Scheduled Work Hours
Work Schedule to Vary


If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Schedule will vary depending on lab needs and experiments.



If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours


Campus
Pittsburgh


University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:


o Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

o Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

o Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

o Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time




For more information regarding the University's benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits



Posting ID
158538





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