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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? No
Job Summary

We are seeking a student who will assist in the organization and completion of experiments, as well as the performance of a variety of mammalian specimen and human models of disease and tissue culture experiments. These will include (but are not limited to) fluorescent activated cell sorting, mass cytometry, immunofluorescence/histochemistry, Western blotting, quantitative PCR, and luciferase-based reporter assays. This position is located at 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. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Job Requirements

fluorescent activated cell sorting, mass cytometry, immunofluorescence/histochemistry, Western blotting, quantitative PCR, and luciferase-based reporter assays

some course work in biology

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 2
Anticipated Hours per Week 20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

flexible

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Lawrenceville, Rangos 7th Floor
Posting Number S-05814-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