UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008749)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Scientist for the Department of Basic Research Administration in the UPMC Hillman Cancer Institute.
This is a high gain/reward position for a talented and also independently thinking individual who enjoys working in a team with a clear mission to improve therapy and outcomes for our brain cancer patients. There is the opportunity to pursue and lead various cancer and stem cell-related research projects on the basic, translational, and clinical science level and coordinate/lead gra nt and paper writing.
Furthermore, there is opportunity to expand this position toward a higher leadership and project managment function within the laboratory. We are looking forward to receiving your application.
This job requires the applicant to have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunobiology or oncolytic virus biology and having expert knowledge in cancer biology, preferable brain cancer, and basic molecular biology techniques/cell culture.
Requires strong written and oral communication skills. At least 5 years of laboratory experience in biochemistry, molecular cancer genetics, immunology, or other related fields plus three (3) years of cell culture experience with preferably some experience in iPS/Stem cell work.
A competitive candidate will also need excellent paper/grant writing and project planning/execution skills. Most importantly we are looking for a multi-tasking, well integrating, hard-working, and highly motivated scientist who is excited to be working in a fast-paced basic and translational laboratory setting in an equally highly motivated team of cancer researchers, neurosurgical residents and medical students from various backgrounds and high level of diversity.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
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
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008749
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.