- Job Title: Research Assistant 1
- Job ID: 455941
- 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: $11.45
- Salary Range Max: $16.60
Research Assistant 1 (Job Opening 455941) - Research Assistant 1-B/H to assist and provide support of research studies on the role of T cells in multiple sclerosis as directed in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity; 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; 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; participates in journal clubs, laboratory meetings and Department activities.
Education and experience
Bachelors degree in a biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; experience with immunology, molecular biology, and/or flow cytometry techniques desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.