Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 10/05/2017
Working Title Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Assistant. The student worker will be helping with Drosophila and mammalian cell culture, microscopy, biochemistry, and molecular biology experiments. The student worker will be assisting us in preparing lab reagents and Drosophila stocks.

This position is located at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.


Job Requirements

Some 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.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 4401 Penn Ave, Rangos bldg. 7th floor, bay 7
Posting Number S-05685-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
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter