Sr Research Associate-Med Microbio & Immunology (Req2046)

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Sr Research Associate-Med Microbio & Immunology (Req2046)

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Salaried Full Time HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC College
  • Department: Med Microbio & Immunology
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: Salary commencement is based on education and experience.
  • Grade: Salaried HSC - J109
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2046
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T98454
  • Posting Period: 09/18/2020-Open until filled.
  • Position Description:

    Serve as a senior research associate on National Institutes of Health (NIH) and EPA - funded projects to study innate immune responses, particularly the interferon system, to protect against viral and non-viral diseases. 



    • Ideal applicants are expected to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to perform multiple research activities (multi-task) on a daily basis.
    • Occasional weekend and/or night laboratory work may be necessary.
    • Working experience with maintaining mouse colony, breeding transgenic mice, genotyping and functional characterization using such techniques as PCR, cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, flow cytometty, fluorescence microscopy, and experience growing bacteria.
    • Ph.D. degree in biological/medical sciences (e.g., microbiology, molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, immunology) required.
    • Minimum five years laboratmy research experience with either animal models or molecular biology techniques is required.
    • Experience with both is strongly preferred.
    • Basic electronic word processing, database management, and data analysis skills are required.
    • Applicant must be able to clearly speak and write technical data in English and have the ability to work independently. 

    Physical Requirements:

    • Visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision, where applicable: constant 67100%
    • Ability to hear, with or without aides: constant 67-100%
    • Ability to orally communicate: constant 67-100%
    • Good manual dexterity: constant 67-100%
    • Ability to push, pull, roll, transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally: Occasional 0-33%
    • Ability to stand/walk/sit frequently: constant 67-100%
    • Ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently: constant 67-100% 

    Working Conditions:Applicant may work with hazardous or infectious materials or waste, chemicals, and be in proximity to unpleasant odors.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Posted: 8/27/2020
    Application Due: 12/19/2020
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