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Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

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Research Assistant Basic Science

  • Job ID: 884896651
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 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

Purpose:


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

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 the 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 maintain scientific integrity including accurate data storage.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, biology, or other basic science.
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity are 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.
  • Education background in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics preferred
  • Lab work experience with mouse and human tissue and DNA/RNA protocols preferred



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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