Senior Lab Technician

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/05/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017
Working Title Senior Lab Technician
Job Classification Research IV
Department Name 35210-Med-Immunology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134239
Hiring Range $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Position Description

The Immunology department at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified
Senior Lab Technician.

The candidate will be primarily responsible for picking up and processing human tissues and blood for a research lab focused on the cellular and molecular immunology of cancer. Comfort with handling human specimens is required. Experience with processing human tissues, flow cytometry, human in vitro functional assays, and data management is highly desirable. Ability to perform complex technological experiments and analysis. Occasional weekend work may be necessary and flexible work hours are desirable. Individuals looking for a medium sized lab environment and the opportunity to work with a fair amount of independence and responsibility will find this position rewarding.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Knowledge of mathematical and chemical principles.

Required Licenses/Certifications
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
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

May require some weekend work.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  2. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae