Job Title:
Research Assistant 1
Job ID:
442201
Location:
College of Medicine
Department:
SBS-Biomedical Informatics
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Temporary
Shift:
Shift Varies
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$11.45
Salary Range Max:
$15.32

Position summary

Research Assistant 1 (Job Opening 442201) - Research Assistant 1 to assist and provide support of research studies in biological/health science research as directed in the Department of Biomedical Informatics; conducts planned research activities using observation, measurement and analytical techniques; prepares solutions and live culture media for scientific experiments; performs a variety of assays and experimental tests; collects, sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; records and consolidates research data; performs routine experimental procedures on laboratory animals including surgical procedures and/or administration of drugs; assists with care of laboratory animals; assists with preparation of data and materials for inclusion in research reports, publications and grant applications written by principal investigator; researches current scientific literature on specified topics; assists with instructing research aides, undergraduate and graduate students in laboratory procedures and operation of equipment; calibrates various laboratory equipment and operates microscopes, centrifuges and other laboratory equipment; assists with ordering, stocking and maintenance of research supplies.

Education and experience

A Bachelor?s degree in a biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.