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Research Assistant Basic Science

  • Job ID: 426932613
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 9a.m.–5 p.m. days, some non regular hrs or wknd
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • Department: 2662 Genetics Male Infertility:Marker OverallHealt
  • Location: 204 Craft Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.92 to $28.44 / hour

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time Research Assistant – Basic Science to support the 2662 - 2662 Genetics Male Infertility:Marker OverallHealt department!

This position will work Monday – Friday, day shift with occasional non-regular hours or weekends. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

This position is grant funded. The grant is set to end on 4/31/2024

This position will be responsible for performing experiments as outlined in the protocol including solution and sample preparation, conducting experiment, operating analytical instrument, record keeping, data analysis and report generation. 

Under supervision of Faculty or Research Associate, accurately completes research projects according to established study design and procedures.

MWRI is state of the art research facility with modern floor planning, multiple core facilities including animal, coordinated research efforts with MWH and other UPMC hospitals.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, label, store and dispose of reagents, and calibrates equipment for research projects.
  • Assist in obtaining educational resources necessary to perform and interpret research and to remain abreast in research area of function.
  • Maintain laboratory inventory, including timely ordering and receipt of required supplies and their proper storage.
  • Follow the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Perform approved research projects according to defined protocols and procedures including appropriate collection, recording, storage, and analysis of data, and reporting of results.
  • Maintain a safe clean laboratory-working environment including appropriate equipment maintenance and usage, by conforming to laboratory and hospital policies and standards.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Follow appropriate research policies and procedures including all applicable laws and regulations and maintains scientific integrity including accurate data storage.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, biology, or other basic science.
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity necessary for handling and processing specimens for testing, including preparation of specimens, operation of laboratory equipment, microscopic examination, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately collect, store and interpret research data.
  • Preferred knowledge and bench skills in Molecular Biology and Genetics protocols, analytical skills, and understanding/experience with genomics and/or bioinformatics.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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