Research Associate

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Job Title: Research Associate
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 216770
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Minimum Requirements Master'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 clinical laboratory particularly clinical trial research
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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 a minimum of three years' research and/or clinical experience; previous supervisory experienceKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of medical terminologyWillingness and ability to work with research animalsExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsDetail-oriented with strong organizational and mathematical skills Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesAbility to maintain confidentiality and work under minimum supervisionResponsibilities This advanced position involves both senior technical and supervisory level for training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The person in this role will help the PI write papers and grant proposals, combine innovative mouse genetic molecular and cell biology, plan and design experiments and design complex proteomic experiments, analysis of complex set of data from microarray using Ingenuity System Pathway Analysis and analysis of complex data from ChIP-Seq experiments. The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Participate in project planning and development of research protocols
  • Conduct experiments and analyze results of experiments including experiments in Biochemistry
  • Determine need for new supplies and equipment; Make responsible purchasing decisions, place orders, maintain computer database and hard copies for inventory and equipment service records
  • Responsible for keeping laboratory and equipment functional; Coordinate daily operation and cleanliness of the laboratory
  • Prepare/update of animal use, biosafety and chemical protocols
  • Maintain laboratory record keeping, laboratory supplies inventory and frozen stocks of cell cultures
  • Work with small animals, maintain cell and mouse lines
  • Attend lab meetings and discuss results, offer opinions and insight on technical problem solving and future scientific directions
  • Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: R12 Salary: $15.06/hr - $19.23/hr Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 8/15/2019 - 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.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.

 

 

 

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