Job Title:
Research Assistant 2-B/H
Job ID:
443424
Location:
College of Medicine
Department:
Pulmonary, Crit Care, & Sleep
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Shift Varies
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$13.25
Salary Range Max:
$17.72

Position summary

Research Assistant 2-B/H (Job Opening 443424) - Research Assistant 2-B/H to assist and support scientific investigation to study the molecular pathogenesis of acute lung injury and ARDS as directed in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine; independently conducts assigned experiments; performs a variety of molecular, cellular, and biological research techniques and procedures including PCR reactions, gel electrophoresis, assays, cell cultures and Northern and Western analysis; sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; tests and evaluates current procedures; performs routine procedures on lab animals; records, consolidates and assists with analysis of research results; assists in evaluating validity of data obtained from experimental procedures; summarizes data for inclusion in grant proposals and manuscripts; prepares research progress reports; assists principal investigator with the preparation of publications, manuscripts, articles, posters, and abstracts; conducts library research on requested topics through researching current literature; oversees and maintains accurate records of laboratory activities; assists with training of junior research staff, and undergraduate and graduate students in research methods and equipment operation; sets up and operates laboratory equipment; monitors research supply, including specimens, inventory and initiates procurement requests as needed.

Education and experience

A Bachelor's degree in a biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Ability to translate, adapt and apply academic or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is required. Experience in a biological/health research capacity is required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.