A Senior Research Technician/Technologist position is available in an immunology laboratory devoted to studying lymphocyte remodeling and/or alterations in the setting of chronic inflammatory disease or during normal chronologic aging.
Areas of investigation include gene discovery using proteomic technology, cell signaling, development of high-throughput immune cell bioassays, understanding biochemical pathways of immune cell senescence, determining immunologic basis of healthy longevity, and immunobiology of inflammatory disease.
This position also includes a supervisory role to help oversee other technologists, students, and fellows, manage human and mammalian research protocols, and to assist the PI in the day-to-day lab operations. A candidate who can work independently is highly desirable.
This position is located at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Candidates with Bachelor's and six years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of advanced degree standards. Relevant experience includes theoretical and/or lab research backgrounds in Cell/Molecular Biology and/or Immunology. Management of mammalian/human research protocols. Prior supervisory experience in a Science lab. Knowledge of statistical software(s).
Department Details: Applications submitted without a resume attached will be considered incomplete.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Position requires flexibility with shift/hours.
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
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: 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.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19000478
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