- Job Title: Research Assistant 2-B/H
- Job ID: 447327
- 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: $13.45
- Salary Range Max: $19.21
Research Assistant 2-B/H (Job Opening 447327) - Research Assistant 2-B/H to assist and support scientific investigation of the regulation of T cells during virus infections or cancer as directed in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity; independently conducts assigned experiments; performs a variety of molecular, cellular, and biological research techniques and procedures including PCR reactions, gel electrophoresis, cell cultures and flow cytometry; tests and evaluates current procedures; sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; 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. Experience with cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, and/or multicolor flow cytometry techniques desired. Experience with mouse handling and animal research desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.