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Interested in a Research Position? The University of Pittsburgh is Hiring!

Apply for the Research Technician position today!

The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Research Technician in the Division of Newborn Medicine/Neonatology. The Research Technician will join the basic research laboratory studying in vitro and in vivo models of neonatal/perinatal bacterial infections, preterm birth, and persistent bacterial colonization.

The successful candidate will be familiar with basic cell and molecular biology techniques including cloning, sequencing, PCR and RT-PCR methods, protein analysis, and cell culture techniques. Interaction with the mammalian specimen core may be required. Candidates familiar with the performance and interpretation of Next Gen sequencing and analysis of transcriptional profiles and large data sets are particularly encouraged to apply. Strong computer and basic statistical skills are particularly important as is the ability to analyze, organize, interpret, and present data both verbally and in writing.

An Associate’s degree in biology, biochemistry, genetics, biomedical engineering, statistics, or related scientific field is required. Bachelor’s preferred. Some experience in a laboratory, specifically with molecular biology is desired. Advanced computer skills are a plus. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. 

This position is located at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Fulbright and Watson Summer Notes, part 2

It’s officially August (gasp!) and this is usually that time when I get a lot of questions from students and alumni wanting to apply for a Watson or Fulbright and they’re just thinking about that now. It’s also the time of year when I try to take a wee bit of vacations, since summer is […]

June Notes for Fulbright and Watson Applicants

Summer is here! And while you are (hopefully) enjoying some good weather and fun, if you’re thinking about applying for a Fulbright or Watson nomination in the fall, it’s a good idea to begin working on those applications. Below are a few notes for you: Dean Gates is happy to talk with you, answer questions […]

Middlebury Summer Research Luncheon with CCI

A note from our colleagues in the Undergraduate Research Office.

Professor Erik Bleich, director of the Media Portrayals of Minorities Project, meets with student researchers Julien Souffrant ’19 and Emily Stabler ’19. See full story here.

You have trained with your faculty mentor, done a lab safety session, completed the RCR module and signed up for some data workshops. You have some shiny new skills. 

Next, come have lunch with Undergraduate Research and advisors from the Center for Career and Internships on Thursday, 6/27 at noon in MBH 216. Mary Lothrop will lead a discussion on translating those skills and your summer experience into resume points and interview answers to get future opportunities.

Sign up by Monday, 6/24 to have lunch available.

On-Campus Activities Schedule

Upcoming

Research Luncheon: Graduate School Panel, 7/11 from 12-1 pm in MBH 216 – Come have lunch and hear newer faculty discuss the graduate school experience. Sign Up by 7/8 to have lunch available.

Summer Research Symposium, 7/25 at 2 pm in McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall 

Record Number of Fulbright Recipients from Middlebury

Congratulations to the seniors and alumni who received a Fulbright grant! A total of 15 seniors and young alumni who applied through Middlebury received a Fulbright Research/Study or English Teaching Assistantship grant. This is a new record for Midd! Next year, Middlebury alumni will be scattered across the globe, from India to Senegal, Georgia to […]

Stephanie Jordan ’20 and Teal Witter ’20 Named Goldwater Scholars

Congratulations to Middlebury’s newest Goldwater Scholars, Stephanie Jordan and Teal Witter! Stephanie and Teal were selected from a national pool of 1223 natural science, engineering and mathematics students nominated by 443 colleges and universities. The Barry Goldwater Scholarship provides scholarships up to $7,500 to support undergraduates pursuing careers in math, natural sciences, and engineering. Read more […]