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Lab Technician

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University of Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Sat, 06 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-time$24,000 – $38,000 a year51 minutes ago Qualifications – Laboratory experience – Communication skills – Research – Bachelor’s degree Full Job Description Med-Cell Biology – United States – () The Yates lab is seeking a highly-qualified and motivated person for the position of a Research Technician (Research III level). The incumbent will join an established team and carry out processing and analysis of biological samples (from tissues, cells, and biofluids) to support a variety of projects using a range of molecular biology techniques. The incumbent will be integral to maintaining the laboratory research program and will work under the direct supervision of a senior lab researcher. General laboratory and organizational skills including the ability to work independently and efficiently are essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. The incumbent will be expected to organize and maintain stocks of experimental reagents and materials, and also keep detailed records of wet-bench procedures. Techniques that will be used regularly include, but are not limited to: – Running SDS-PAGE gels – Measurement of protein concentration using BCA, 660nm, and other assays – Immunoprecipitation to pulldown specific proteins from samples – Sample processing using solid-phase extraction (SPE) – Protease digestion of prepared protein samples. A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field is preferred, and demonstrated research experience is required. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement Demonstrated experience in a laboratory setting. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets Assignment Category Full-time regular Job Classification Staff.Research.III Campus Pittsburgh Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience Work Schedule Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hiring Range $23,868.00 – $37,752.00 Relocation Offered No Visa Sponsorship Provided Yes 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 Show full job description Apply Now