This position is in the Laboratory of Dr. David A. Lewis () in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Lewis' lab seeks to understand the neural circuitry of the prefrontal cortex and the alterations of this circuitry in schizophrenia. This individual will participate in ongoing Lewis Lab research projects and will also provide support to our NIH NeuroBioBank and Tissue Repository (NBB) which collects, characterizes and distributes postmortem human brain specimens for brain disorder research.
This position will be responsible for participating in research activities supporting Dr. Lewis' research studies including cryomicrotomy, immunocytochemistry, and histological and molecular techniques.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, neuroscience or related field with a minimum of one year of experience in a research project and/or related laboratory setting. Knowledge of neuroanatomy and neuroscience laboratory techniques. Prior experience training and supervising new staff and trainees preferred.
This is a grant funded position.
Salary Range: $15.58 to $24.54 / hour
Union Position: No