• Job Title: Research Assistant 1
  • Job ID: 455958
  • 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

Position summary

Research Assistant 1 (Job Opening 455958) - Research Assistant 1-B/H to assist and provide support of research studies in computational immunology 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; 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; 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 RStudio/Python/Linux programming strongly desired; experience with microbiology and/or immunology techniques desired; experience with animal handling and husbandry desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.