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Lab Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/28/2017
Working Title Lab Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

NanoScale laboratory is seeking an Assistant for lab and office areas.
Duties include cleanroom maintenance, lab cleaning, stocking, filing, inventory tracking, record keeping, excel data processing, and/or general upkeep tasks for the laboratory space.

Recurrent tasks would include checking and refilling lab supplies such as gloves, wipes, and cleanroom gowns, and alerting staff when supplies are low, stock review inside our cleanroom controlled environment, peeling dust collection floor mats, basic cleaning in lab space, and recording stock levels of gowning supplies.

Other tasks may include data review, organization of storage spaces, or light cleaning. Some lifting may be required, estimate of 25 pounds general lifting required for duties. Some tasks may be more closely involved in the laboratory setting based on interest and experience.

For more information on the NanoScale Fabrication and Characterization Facility, please visit our website at

Job Requirements

Applicant must be detail-oriented, able to effectively and clearly communicate, able to perform some light lifting and bending when necessary. Part time position with daily presence of 2 to 4 hours schedule preferred for stability of lab maintenance, times flexible. Sophomore Undergraduate preferred.

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 $9.50
Anticipated Number of Openings One
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Benedum Hall
Posting Number S-05872-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