Senior Research Assistant
Job Title: Senior Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 216322
Department Information The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine is charged with conducting high-impact original biomedical research and translating the findings to clinical applications, and in educating future physicians and researchers. Our research addresses fundamental questions in cell and developmental biology, endocrinology, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, and cancer biology. Collaborations have been established with clinical departments for studies that investigate various diseases including neurological diseases (stroke, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, and Guillain-Barre syndrome); psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and autism); degenerative diseases (osteoporosis); cancer; and endocrinological disorders. Minimum Requirements A 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 research, basic science or a clinical setting particularly clinical trials research and minimum of two years of applicable experience. Departmental Requirements - Knowledge, Abilities & Skills
Ability to complete work and meet deadlinesWillingness and ability to work with research animalsDetail-oriented with the ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to work independently with only general supervisionStrong organizational, prioritization & time management skillsExcellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Word and other computer software/databases or willingness to learn Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to:
Performing experiments using PTSD models, transgenic mouse modelsPerforming behavioral tests evaluating depression, anxiety, PTSD, learning and memory.Performing biochemical assays (immunohistochemistry, western blotting, RT-PCR)Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary This position is supported by grant funds.
Shift: Full-Time/Days/M-F Pay Grade: R11 Salary: $14.01/hr - $17.30/hr
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 5/21/2019 - 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.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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