Research Technician III, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Created 02/10/2024
Employer University of Pittsburgh
Reference 236677711
Job Type Full-Time
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Pittsburgh
Zip 15260
Salary -

Research Technician III



Job Summary

Performs a variety of independent laboratory work and experiments such as determining experimental protocols and preparation of specimens and cultures. Prepares reports of findings subsequent to compilation and analyzation. Oversees specimen inventory. Develops documentation for publication; crafts manuscripts and grant proposals.


Essential Functions

The primary responsibilities of the Research Technician will be to assist in histological analysis of mouse tissues, microscopy, and other biochemical assays (Western Blotting, Elisa, PCR). The candidate will be trained in cell sorting techniques, Next Gen sequencing and analysis of transcriptional profiles, histology techniques, and confocal microscopy. The candidate will help maintain transgenic mouse colony; perform all needed animal husbandry tasks and genotyping. They will be asked to help maintain and perform in vitro experiments. The incumbent will also assist processing and handling of samples associated with different studies, including sample entry into a central database. The candidate will also be expected to assist with database entry and data management, as well as daily lab operations.


Physical Effort

Be able to stand or sit at the lab bench and in the animal facility to complete tasks.


The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.


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



Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Job Classification: Staff.Laboratory Research Technician III

Job Family: Research

Job Sub Family: Laboratory

Campus: Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 2

Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.

Work Schedule: TBD

Work Arrangement: TBD

Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon 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





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