Under the direct supervision of the faculty investigation, a Research Assistant will be responsible for an ongoing project investigating cardiovascular disease using preclinical models.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for all aspects of a working cardiology laboratory including managing and performing experiments and general laboratory organization and upkeep.
Perform laboratory experiments by following common protocols, or with instruction
Identifies and resolves common problems involved in routine research assays
Manages experiments from sample and reagent preparation to experimental testing and data collection.
Analyzes data in terms of quality control and experimental diagnostics in preparation for statistical analysis.
Careful record keeping of sample information and results to guarantee quality of experimentation.
Accountable for laboratory management, involving tracking supply inventories and ensuring availability of laboratory reagents and material.
Carries out routine equipment maintenance and upkeep.
Ensures laboratory efficiency by following set protocols for lab cleanliness, organization and safety regulations.
May scientifically contribute to writing of manuscripts and grants. Process analyzed data into figures for scientific publications.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Prior research experience, including wet bench experience, cell culture and animal handling.
Prior experience with handling guinea pigs is preferred.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14-$19.44 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/40 hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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