The Renal-Electrolyte Division is committed to excellence in patient care and research, and in educating the next generation of physicians in the art and science of nephrology. We are dedicated to providing care for patients within the UPMC Health System and the Veterans Administration Pittsburgh Health Care System. The Renal-Electrolyte Division at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Senior Laboratory Specialist.
The Senior Laboratory Specialist will be involved in studies relating to bladder neurophysiology and management of laboratory activities. This position involves work with ionizing radiation, recombinant viruses and rodent models. Additional responsibilities will include: small animal surgeries/post-operative care and advanced molecular biology experiments; management of institutional animal and biosafety protocols; oversee maintenance of transgenic mouse colonies; as well as cell lines and viral stocks; supervision of junior lab technician and overseeing lab inventory and supplies for multiple research teams.
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Education Required: Master's
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position:
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