- Job Title: Research Assistant 2-B/H
- Job ID: 453302
- Location: James Cancer Hospital/CCC
- Department: Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Full/Part Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Shift: Shift Varies
- FTE %: 100
- Salary Range Min: $13.25
- Salary Range Max: $19.21
Research Assistant 2-B/H (Job Opening 453302) - Research Assistant 2-B/H to assist and support scientific investigation to study tumor immune microenvironment and mechanisms of therapeutic response as directed in the Comprehensive Cancer Center; independently conducts assigned experiments; performs a variety of molecular, cellular, and biological research techniques and procedures including PCR reactions, gel electrophoresis, assays, cell cultures, ELSA, flow cytometry and Western analysis; sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; tests and evaluates current procedures; performs drug testing on cells and mice; performs routine procedures and minor surgical procedures on lab mice; 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 IACUC protocols, biosafety plans and standard operating procedures, 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; prepares solutions; monitors research supply, including chemicals, kits, consumables, and specimens, inventory and initiates procurement requests as needed; assists lab staff with ordering.
Education and experience
A Bachelors 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 working with mice is required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.