Department Name :: 35322-Med-Developmental Biology
Job Classification :: Research III
Position number :: 0127369
Working Title :: Research Technician
Assignment Category :: Regular, Full-Time
Hiring Range :: TBD based on qualifications
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Rangos Research Center
Job Type Staff
Percent of Effort 100
The Department of Developmental Biology is seeking a skilled and innovative full-time Research Technician to assist with a large scale mouse mutagenesis project. This will require careful set up and monitoring of complex mutagenesis mating schemes, tracking and recording information on mouse mutants with different defect phenotypes, and the collection and tracking of tissue samples from the different mouse mutants recovered from the mutagenesis screen.
There will be extensive interactions with an applications programmer to work on enhancements to extend and fine tune capabilities of the digital databases to help streamline the workflow of the large scale mutagenesis screen.
The technician will help train and supervise approximately eight work study students. Applicant must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, work independently, and posses the ability to analyze, interpret, and present data to supervisor in a clear fashion. Candidate must be well organized, detail oriented, meticulous, and self-motivated. Advanced training with previous experience in animal husbandry highly desirable.
TB test, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.
This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville.
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