University of Pittsburgh Lab Technician

Lab tech position at the Yien lab at the Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh

April 27, 2022

University of Pittsburgh

The Laboratory Specialist will perform research under the Vascular Medicine Institute. The research will

be to study the function of red cells in vitro or in vivo. May work individually or as a member of a team,

including application of generally accepted procedures, collection and preliminary analysis of data, and

recognition of and response to procedural problems. Conduct research projects requiring the

application of protocols and implements systems to ensure actions/decisions do not unduly obligate or

place the University in an adverse position. Appropriately balances expectations and needs of different

groups in the lab. Independently conducts experimental and organizational procedures and activities to

gain a better understanding of iron biology. Provides technical assistance with various research projects

being conducted by other members of the lab. The successful candidate will work independently as well

as assist lab members.

BA/BS in Biological Science or in related fields is highly recommended or the equivalent combination of

education and experience. Experience with animal maintenance and handling preferred. Knowledge of

standard biochemical research methodology, principles and procedures, the use and maintenance of

laboratory facilities and/or equipment, scientific approach and methodologies, skill in use of personal

computers and related software applications. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative

Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.

EOE, including disability/vets The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and

students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Please apply here or contact Dr. Yien for questions (