Laboratory Research Technician

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Job posting number: #7193680

Posted: November 14, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

The Research Technician will perform advanced experiments in a microbiology laboratory that are aimed at understanding bacteriophages and their infection of Mycobacterium hosts. In addition, the technician will compile DNA libraries and develop new and/or improved cloning methodologies. This includes addition of data and maintenance of databases for sequencing data. Responsible for oversight of operations and maintenance of the automated DNA sequencer. Assemble and analyze DNA sequencing information for potential publications.
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.

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