Social/Clinical Research Associate
Position Number: 00065504
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health. The department provides learning opportunities within the four-year veterinary curriculum and through continuing education for practitioners. Within the Veterinary Hospital, faculty and staff provide care for patients, teach veterinary students, and provide advanced training for interns and residents. Faculty are very active in research programs to improve the health and welfare of animals and people. The Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program allows graduate students to focus their research in the areas of cell biology, infectious diseases, pharmacology, pathology, and population medicine. Other graduate programs with which departmental faculty are affiliated include programs in immunology, physiology, toxicology and functional genomics.
Essential Job Duties: Manage the day to day operations of the laboratory, including maintaining appropriate supply inventory, equipment performance and upkeep, and regulatory compliance, in order to permit timely and successful initiation and execution of planned experiments. Position is responsible for facilitating the performance of clinical trials including performing pre-anesthetic checks, behavioral testing (e.g. sensory threshold testing, gait testing) collecting and entering data as appropriate. A small part of the duties will include DNA extraction and maintenance of a DNA bank.
Department Required Skills: Computer skills vital - must be able to work with Microsoft office, specifically MS Excel. Animal handling skills. Experience with veterinary medicine. Exemplary communication skills along with strong organizational skills. Candidate must be meticulous, thorough, tenacious and detail oriented.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Veterinary technical experience. Data entry experience (working with Microsoft office). Clinical trial experience.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: NA
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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