• Job Title: Research Assistant 2-B/H
  • Job ID: 460259
  • 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: $15.10
  • Salary Range Max: $22.65

Position summary

Research Assistant 2-B/H (Job Opening 460259) - Research Assistant 2-B/H to assist and support scientific investigation to study tissue-derived signals that determine CD8 T cell function as directed in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity; independently conducts assigned experiments; performs a variety of immunology research techniques and procedures including PCR, tissue culture, and flow cytometry; sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; tests and evaluates current procedures; performs routine procedures on lab animals including surgical procedures and/or administration of drugs; 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 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; monitors research supply, including specimens, inventory and initiates procurement requests as needed;

Education and experience

A Bachelor's 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 with immunology and/ flow cytometry techniques desired. Experience with mouse handling and animal research desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.