Job Title:
Research Associate 2-B/H
Job ID:
441201
Location:
College of Medicine
Department:
SBS-Neuroscience
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Shift Varies
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$18.70
Salary Range Max:
$23.05

Position summary

Research Associate 2-B/H (Job Opening 441201) - Research Associate 2-B/H designs, executes and manages research projects investigating central nervous system injury and disease, mainly focused on spinal cord injury in a foundational (basic) biological/health science research laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience; collaborates with principal investigator (PI) to develop and implement goals and objectives of studies; conceptualizes, designs and executes complex laboratory experiments; plans and executes advanced molecular and cellular behavioral, histological and survival surgery techniques; plans, coordinates and oversees processing and analysis of data; analyzes and interprets research data; develops and implements new and/or revised research methodology and techniques; plans and tests experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods; develops and establishes research controls, criteria and standards; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to research; collaborates with principal investigator to write and prepare 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 with development, writing and preparation of grant proposals to obtain new or renewal of extramural funding in support of research; investigates, identifies and recommends possible sources of research funding; monitors expenses; monitors and enforces laboratory safety procedures to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations, as well as local, state and federal regulations, including proper disposal and maintenance of regulated materials; trains and/or supervises research staff; manages daily operations of the laboratory; oversees and initiates procurement of lab supplies and equipment; provides technical assistance and supervision of equipment; negotiates and oversees equipment service contracts and repairs.

Education and experience

A Master's degree in an appropriate biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Considerable experience in a biological/health research capacity is required. A Doctoral degree in an appropriate biological/health science field is desirable. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.