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Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/14/2017
Working Title Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a student worker. The student will assist in research on plant-microbe interactions, reproduction and genetics. Student will cultivate plants, culture microbes, and characterize pollen grains on stigmas.

Job Requirements

Knowledge of microscopy, basic chemistry, and plant husbandry required.

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.

Hourly Pay Rate $7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week Less than 10
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Tuesday 12 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 211 Clapp Hall
Posting Number S-05575-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter