Genomics/Immunology Laboratory Specialist

Job Description

Med-Medicine – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (22001758)

We are seeking a Laboratory Specialist for a genomics and cellular immunology focused inflammatory bowel disease research laboratory. Laboratory activities include processing of study subject biosamples, isolation of cell subpopulations using magnetic bead-based and/or flow cytometry cell sorting techniques, cell culture, single cell and bulk multimodal omics analysis, and preparation of DNA samples for sequence variant analysis. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, generally 8:30 – 5:00 pm, with occasional need for flexibility to adhere to timing of experiment protocols.

Experience in molecular biology and/or cellular immunology laboratory work is required. Familiarity with flow cytometry cell sorting and/or sequencing library preparation is desirable. Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows computer environment is necessary, and proficiency with Microsoft Excel is desirable. Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, immunology, or other related field required. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.

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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, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable
Posted Date: Mar 9, 2022

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