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Research Technician

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Hyde Park Campus

Department
2012212 Medicine-Cardiology

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Research Technician will provide technical and administrative support for translational research projects. Under general supervision, performs moderately complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze data and conduct literature reviews.
  • Assist with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents; maintains and orders equipment and supplies.
  • Help monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.
  • Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: May assist in recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support.
  • Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: setting up and performing experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
  • May orient or coordinate the work of research support staff and students.


Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to collect and maintain specimens from the subjects
  • Ability to perform biological assays in laboratory setting
  • Strong data management skills and attention to detail required
  • Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and divisional research infrastructure required
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritize work assignments required
  • Ability to read and understand trials protocols required
  • Ability to read and understand biological assays protocols required
  • Familiarity with medical terminology/environment required
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required


Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
  • One year of relevant research experience preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Hourly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
No

Drug Test Required?
Yes

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
Yes

Posting Date
2018-08-30-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2019-02-28-08:00

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Full time
JR02709

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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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