Senior Research Associate
Job Title: Senior Research Associate
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 214702
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 with a minimum of five years' research and/or clinical experience; previous supervisory experience Departmental Requirements - Knowledge, Abilities, Skills Excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skillsCompetency in Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint, EndNote, or willingness to learnStrong work ethic and desire to learnMust be highly motivated and detail-orientedAbility to work independently; prioritize tasks; complete work and meet deadlines; make responsible decisions; maintain confidentialityWillingness and ability to work with research animals Preferred Research background in copper transport; cell culture and animal experience Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to: management of mouse colonies including breeding, genotyping and maintaining an updated inventory of animals; assist in phenotypic analyses of the mouse mutants; manage cell culture program including experiments, supplies, incubators, rooms, and train new staff on methods; plasmid amplification and management of standard laboratory assays, DNA/RNA Protein Extraction, western blot, PCR mutagenesis, qRT-PCR, ELISA, Luciferase Reporter Assay, Immunoprecipitation, confocal microscopy, immunohistochemistry, and Electric Cell-substrate Impedance Sensing Measurements; participate in project planning and development of research protocols; coordinate and participate in research of scientific literature, summarize findings, and develop new experimental approaches; statistical evaluation of research data using software, Graphpad and Sigmaplot; and other duties as assigned. Shift/Salary This position is supported by grant funds Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: R14 Minimum Salary: $47,476/Annual Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 8/14/18 - Until Filled Conditions 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.Credit Check This position will require the acquisition of a P-Card and/or handle cash, credit or other sensitive information and will require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check as a condition of employment. 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.