• Job Title: Research Associate 1-B/H
  • Job ID: 460249
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: SBS-Microbial Infectn/Immunity
  • 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 460249) - 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 the regulation of respiratory virus infection at the innate adaptive immune interface in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity; participates in developing and implementing goals and objectives of studies; designs and executes complex laboratory experiments; performs advanced immunology and virology research techniques and procedures including multicolor flow cytometry; manages mouse colony including breeding and genotyping; performs routine procedures on lab animals including surgical procedures and/or administration of drugs; 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.

Education and experience

A Masters 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 research capacity is required; experience with immunology, virology, and flow cytometry techniques desired; experience in a BSL3 laboratory setting is desired; experience with animal handling and husbandry desired. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.