|Working Title||Laboratory Assistant|
|Job Classification||Research III|
|Department Name||35222-Med-Neurological Surgery|
|Hiring Range||TBD based on qualifications|
The Laboratory Assistant will assume responsibilities over laboratory aspects of several internal and multi-center projects (Including clinical trials within Neurotrauma Clinical trials Center) under the immediate supervision of Ava Puccio, Ph.D., including:
- managing and assisting in 24/7 clinical sample collection for the Brain Trauma Research Center
- database management of sample collection
- storage and distribution
- database entry
- ordering of supplies
Incumbent will also manage the influx and outflux of a biorepository for 11 US sites for a spectrum of traumatic brain injury patients, including accepting, cataloging, processing and storage of biomarkers and genetic samples.
|Minimum Related Experience Level Required||2-3 years experience|
|Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position||
Minimum requirement is a Bachelors degree in a biology, chemistry or neuroscience field, plus at least 2-3 years of professional level research experience.
|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.
|Assignment Category||Regular, Full-Time|
|Scheduled Work Hours||8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify|
|If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours|
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits
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