The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the Lab Manager position in the Graduate School of Public Health Division of Infectious Disease & Microbiology.
Pitt Public Health is one of the few graduate schools of public health with a department dedicated to the study of infectious diseases, which are at the root of some of the world’s most pressing health issues.
The Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (IDM) is committed to training the next generation of scientists and public health professionals to enhance the control of infectious diseases in the human population. Our integrated microbiology graduate programs are devoted to the education and training of graduate students in various molecular, immunologic, epidemiologic, and biologic aspects of microbial pathogenesis, as well as infectious disease control, prevention and education.
The primary responsibilities of the Lab Manager position are constructing humanized rodents for human infectious disease research and coordinating humanized animal research activities with collaborators and supervising subordinates.
Education RequiredMaster'sMinimum Related Experience Level Required3-5yearsexperienceAdditional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Experience with humanized mouse model, and human cell isolation and transplantation is highly desirable. Knowledge of microbiological and/or molecular biological techniques including tissue culture techniques with emphasis on Immunology and Molecular Virology. Knowledge of use of basic biological laboratory equipment and practices, preferred. Must be able to work independently, organize and supervise subordinates and manage projects. Must have the ability to communicate effectively; ability to organize and supervise more than one project simultaneously; ability to work with animals, handle radioisotopes and infectious agents.