Research Assistant

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Job Title: Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 220230
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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 researchKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
  • Willingness and ability to work with research ability
Preferred
  • Experience in lab setting designing and executing research protocols, and collecting and analyzing quantitative data
  • Experience in developing and maintaining scientific databases in a lab setting
  • Experience and proficiency in immunohistochemistry, histology, western blot, and small animal surgery
Responsibilities This position requires the daily performance of complex chemical, biological and animal tissue preparatio in the setting of a basic science research lab under the direction of the PI. In addition, the incumbent of this position will conduct experiments and record the experimental results in the lab. The person in this position is responsible for developing new techniques and procedures and functions independently on small less complex projects. The responsibilities include, but are not limitied to:
  • Performs experiments and evaluates data collected as directed by PI
  • Maintains inventory; ordering and cataloging equipment and reagents
  • Prepares media, stains, and reagents
  • Calibrates, troubleshoots, and makes minor repairs on lap equipment
  • Ensures compliance with rules and regulations related to use of biohazard materials, animals and safety standards
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: R9 Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: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 an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.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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