• Job Title: Research Associate 1-B/H
  • Job ID: 455495
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Transplant Surgery
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $17.50
  • Salary Range Max: $26.25

Position summary

Research Associate 1-B/H (Job Opening 455495) - Research Associate 1-B/H who participates in planning, design, execution, and management of research projects in a foundational (basic) biological/health science research laboratory investigating transplant immunology in the Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation; participates in developing and implementing goals and objectives of studies; designs and executes complex laboratory experiments in transplant immunology involving in vivo animal transplant models in mice, in vitro immunologic assays, immune assays using human cells, multichannel flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology, confocal microscopy, intravital microscopy, and other complex imaging methodologies; collects, analyzes and interprets research data; assists with development and implementation of new and/or revised research methodologies and techniques; tests experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods and make recommendations for utilization; assists in establishment of controls, criteria and research standards; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to research being undertaken; assists in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at national and conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents; assists principal investigator in the preparation of proposals to obtain new or renewal of extramural funding in support of research; coordinates laboratory activities and work assignments of postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and laboratory research staff; oversees and coordinates periodic maintenance and testing of laboratory equipment; performs additional duties as assigned.

Education and experience

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