Senior Research Technician
|Working Title||Senior Research Technician|
|Job Classification||Research IV|
|Department Name||35370-Med-Cardiothoracic Surgery|
|Hiring Range||$30,732.00 - $49,296.00|
The University of Pittsburgh department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking a qualified Senior Research Technician.
The Senior Research Technician will be involved in several studies that examine molecular screening tools for cancer diagnostics. As part of this body of work, their duties will include RNA extractions, RNA purification, set-up of Quantitative RT-PCR reactions, troubleshooting for QRT-PCR assays. Processing of research clinical specimens, and collecting, entering and analyzing data for assigned research. Incumbent is also responsible for management of the laboratory and all other lab personnel.
|Minimum Related Experience Level Required||2-3 years experience|
|Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position||
Extensive experience in progressive histology. Ph. D. preferred.
|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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