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Job Description Job Title: Research Principal – NeuroscienceJob ID: 471558Status: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularHours:Shift: DayFacility: Western Psychiatric Institute & ClinicDepartment: VolkLocation: Terrace And Lothrop Streets, Pittsburgh PA 15213Description The Translational Neuroscience Program (http://www.tnp.pitt.edu/) in the Department of Psychiatry (Dr. David Volk Laboratory) is currently seeking a Research Principal. Responsibilities Include:Design research studies, plan experiments and develop protocols for the quantification of mRNAs and proteins in human and animal brain tissue using a variety of approaches such as confocal immunofluorescence, RNA-Seq, microarray, immunohistochemistry, quantitative PCR, in situ hybridization, Western blots, and receptor autoradiography.  Manage and supervise staff’s tasks and experiments in Dr. Volk’s laboratory. Order and maintain supplies and equipment in Dr. Volk’s laboratory. Participate in a collaborative effort to maintain postmortem human brain tissue bank and participate in ongoing collections of brain…


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