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Research Associate

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Job Description
The University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Research Associate to join our growing research team. Responsibilities will include the following:


  • Independently perform laboratory maintenance and laboratory research activities required by the study(s).  Leads the development and execution of project research studies and revises experimental plans in collaboration with the PI.
  • Provide day-to-day laboratory operations oversight on her specific project, monitor spending to ensuring quality control and safety compliance.  Identify and address issues and deficiencies and implements effective solutions. 
  • Assemble and assist with literature research, editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations and computer graphics for publication.
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret research data using various relevant computer software applications. Present research findings at national meetings.
  • Perform directorial duties such as: training and guiding students and/or other laboratory personnel; develops policies, procedures and/or methods for laboratory experimentation; and ordering supplies. 

  • With added experience gain adequate knowledge to write scientific papers and submit research grants.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of research techniques and ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications.
  • Skill in animal care and handling.
  • Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making independent decisions or judgments.
  • Ability to network with and provide information to key groups and individuals.
  • Ability to work in collegial fashion with co-workers in the lab group.
  • Provide guidance and consultation to resolve issues in area of responsibility.
  • Ability to independently perform research in a laboratory setting.
  • Ability to lead research activities and perform various advanced procedures.
  • Skill in programming statistical and data analysis using statistical software as well as spreadsheet and database software applications.
  • Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions.
  • Design research studies and prepare technical procedures and reports.
  • Knowledge and assurance of compliance issues related to laboratory activities

  • Qualifications
    • PhD or MD required
    • Experience in laboratory research required 

    If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST.  Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Job: Faculty
    Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
    Job Posting: Jun 12, 2019




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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/10/2020
    Application Due: 2/8/2021
    Work Type: Full Time