University of Pittsburgh Research Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/11/2017

Working Title Research Assistant

Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall

Job Type Student

Job Category Research

Federal Work Study Required? No

Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a Research Assistant. The Research Assistant will assist with data processing, sample curation, and general laboratory procedures, including making solutions for experiments, biological tissue sample preparation and conducting nucleic acid amplification and conducting sequencing and genotyping analysis.

Job Requirements

No previous experience is necessary.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00

Anticipated Number of Openings 2

Anticipated Hours per Week 20

Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh

Primary Work Location Rangos Research Center 8112 - Lawrenceville

Posting Number S-05211-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter