- Job Title: Research Assistant 1-B/H
- Job ID: 451533
- Location: College of Medicine
- Department: SBS-Physiology & Cell Biology
- Full/Part Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Temporary
- Shift: Shift Varies
- FTE %: 100
- Salary Range Min: $11.45
- Salary Range Max: $16.60
Research Assistant 1-B/H (Job Opening 451533) - Research Assistant 1-B/H to assist and provide support of research studies in skeletal muscle and cardiovascular physiology or pathophysiology as directed in Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute; 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.