• Job Title: Research Associate 1-B/H
  • Job ID: 459128
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $17.50
  • Salary Range Max: $26.25

Position summary

Research Associate 1-B/H (Job Opening 459128) - Research Associate 1-B/H participates in planning, design, execution, and management of research projects in a foundational (basic) biological/health science research laboratory investigating inflammation and complications of pregnancy in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine), participates in developing and implementing goals and objectives of studies; designs and executes complex laboratory experiments; performs advanced molecular and cellular techniques (including but not limited to: primary and immortalized cell culture; immunohistochemistry/immunocytochemistry; PCR, SDS-PAGE and western blot analysis; immunoprecipitation; flow cytometry; small animal studies and tissue preparation; blood cell isolation); collects, analyzes and interprets research data; assists with development and implementation of new and/or revised research methodologies and techniques; tests experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods and make recommendations for utilization; assists in establishment of controls, criteria and research standards; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to research being undertaken; assists in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at national and conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents; assists principal investigator in the preparation of proposals to obtain new or renewal of extramural funding in support of research; coordinates laboratory activities and work assignments of postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and laboratory research staff; oversees and coordinates periodic maintenance and testing of laboratory equipment; performs additional duties as assigned. Ability to assist in training students and troubleshooting abilities are desired.

Education and experience

Master's degree in an appropriate biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Ability to translate, adapt and apply academic and/or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is required. Experience in a biological/health science research capacity is preferred. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen. All vaccines required for work in a hospital setting (seasonal flu vaccine, hepatitis B vaccine, tetanus vaccine) are required. Must be compliant with HIPAA and other healthcare training and assurances, including responsible conduct of research.