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Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/14/2017
Working Title Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? Yes
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a student worker with little or no research experience to assist in a molecular genetics laboratory studying neurodegenerative diseases. Students will make media and reagents, maintain fly strains, and assist in ongoing research projects. Once familiar with the lab protocols, ambitious students demonstrating the capability to do so will begin independent research projects.

Job Requirements

The student must have general knowledge of laboratory procedures.

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 $8.30
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-15
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Biomedical Science Tower 3 - 7026
Posting Number S-05803-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter