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Research Technician

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/13/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 06/13/2018
Working Title Research Technician
Job Classification Research III
Department Name 35210-Med-Immunology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136129
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The Department of Immunology is seeking a qualified candidate for the Research Technician in the newly established Gottschalk Laboratory.

This full-time Research Technician position will be working with mouse work and lab techniques that include cell culture, western blot, PCR analysis, or flow cytometry. The incumbent will be expected to manage supplies and contribute to other ongoing projects.

This is an excellent position for anyone looking to learn new research techniques and gain invaluable research experience to advance their career.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, biology or other basic science is required.

Research experience in mouse work (breeding; tagging and tailing etc) and/or lab techniques including cell culture, western blot, PCR analysis, or flow cytometry is desired.

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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
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 www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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)
    • Craigslist.org
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Dice.com
    • Monster.com
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

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