Research Assistant

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Job Title: Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 218434
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Minimum Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.
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Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and a minimum of three years' experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentialityWillingness and ability to work with research animalsExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesExperience in basic cell biology, techniques, skills and animal handlingPreferred
  • Previous experience in maintaining and running complicated laboratory systems.
  • Experience with sectioning of paraffin-embedded tissue and fluorescence/confocal microscopy.
  • Previous experience in a cell biology or biochemistry laboratory in particular handling cell culture, Western Blotting, Elisa, PCR and animal handling.
Responsibilities Engagement in levels of scientific technical support of research efforts in assigned laboratory research setting. Participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols. The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • General laboratory duties, preparation of solutions, maintenance of tissue cultures, plasmid preparations, gel electrophoresis, maintaining laboratory stocks, performing experimental procedures under supervision of the PI and analyze experiment al data and prepare for publication/presentation.
  • Order supplies and keep journal of results, keep lab in an orderly manner, assist and participate in research of scientific literature and summarize and evaluate findings. Order research materials and maintain records of all biological and chemical materials. Update all records related to experiments and research supplier.
  • Carry out/assist with animal studies. Maintain records of all experiments, cell and animal colonies.
  • Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: R9 Salary: $13.01/hour - $14.42 Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 3/18/2020 until filledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 1/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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