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Research Associate

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Send inquiries to: Paola Grandi, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery; 5150 Centre Avenue; Room 441; Pittsburgh, PA 15232; email: pag24@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Research Associate
Department Name 35222-Med-Neurological Surgery
Position Number 0133627
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking a Research Associate for our research program focused primarily on Oncolytic vectors and immunology. Incumbent should have exceptional technical and analytical skills and will be expected to perform complex laboratory techniques, including techniques related to the design, management and maintenance of transgenic animals; management of in vitro cell cultures; and equipment/supply procurement and maintenance. Specifically, the incumbent must be already knowledgeable in the following areas: Molecular Biology, Protein Biochemistry, Cell Biology techniques, Virology and immunology. Experience in the development and characterization of novel retargeted oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus-based vectors to use in gene therapy approaches, in particular in the treatment of recurrent malignant glioblastoma; Use of xenograft models of human brain cancer; knowledgeable of miRNA role in cancer genetic are a must. A PhD and three to five years of relevant experience is required.

Application Process

Send inquiries to: Paola Grandi, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery; 5150 Centre Avenue; Room 441; Pittsburgh, PA 15232; email: pag24@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

Date Posted 03/31/2016
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Paola Grandi, PhD
Contact Email pag24@pitt.edu
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