Research Assistant 1
Job Title: Research Assistant 1
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8560
Salary Grade 07 for staff working 37.5 hours per week
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- Employ use of lab/research skills including culturing human trabecular meshwork cells, immunoblotting, handling murine populations and immunochemistry to understand the pathogenesis of primary open angle glaucoma. (45%) Conduct research on animal murine populations by measuring and documenting intraocular pressure. (15%)Maintain records of experiments, both written (notebook) and electronic. (10%)Maintain test equipment utilized in experiments. (10%)Order laboratory supplies and manage reagents necessary for each experiment. (10%)
- Develop graphics suitable for publication. (5%)Perform other duties as assigned. (5%)
- Experience with commonly used concepts, practices and procedures in a laboratory environment.Ability to perform basic laboratory techniques. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Must demonstrate compliance with Case Western Reserve University animal research and care (ARC) policies and procedures and compliance to regulations of the Animal Welfare Act, Public Health Service Policy, AAALAC guidelines and other applicable regulatory guidelines.Must demonstrate compassion for animals within Case Western Reserve University facilities and dedication to the Animal Resource Center’s mission. Must handle animals with care and respect at all times.Previous experience working with animals preferred. Prefer prior IACUC mouse training and is completely comfortable with working with mice. Ability to meet consistent attendance. Ability to interact with colleagues and supervisors. Experience with computer software use (e.g. Image J, Excel, PRISM) preferred but not required at the time of hiring.Effective oral and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills; ability to work and communicate with various individuals within and external to the university.Ability to meet consistent attendance.Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face.
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