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Research Technician

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Med-Drug Discovery Institute - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22001196)

The Research Specialist works within the matrix environment of the Drug Discovery Insititute (DDI) assisting investigators and collaborators in the development, optimization and implementation assays and data analysis and interpretation for the identification and characterization of biological probe and/or drug lead candidates. This position will specialize in the area of microfluidics and organ-on-chip development. Experience in cell culture is required, and experience with handling complex 3-D tissue cultures and microfluidic systems is a plus.Assays will be biochemical and cell based with emphasis on phenotypic and high-content assays. This position will require experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell culture and fluorescence microscopy. Experience in assay automation and using automated/robotic liquid handling and HTS detection instruments is desired.

B.S. in biochemistry, microbiology, cell biology, chemistry, biology or related discipline. Prior experience with cell culture techniques. Experience with Microfluidics a plus.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research.III Non-Exempt
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range TBD Based on Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Not Applicable



Posted: 2022-04-20 Expires: 2022-05-21

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