Research Assistant

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Job Title: Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225746
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Required Qualifications 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 a 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 a clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Subject recruitment and screening; help with timely and effective recruitment of human subjects for laboratory research projects (e.g. developing new recruitment resources, advertising, performing telephone screenings, etc.); provide quality control of phone screenings and scheduling; make reminder calls to subjects for testing at the Georgia Prevention Institute.
  • The incumbent of this position will perform translational/clinical research including both testing of human research subjects, non-invasive physiological testing of research subjects, basic molecular biology procedures, and data management (accurate data entry, retrieval and quality control). Work is performed under close supervision. Including but not limited:
    • Basic lab processes, such as plasma/serum isolation, PBMC extraction, etc.
    • DNA/RNA extraction
    • Urine samples
  • Perform all other related duties/tasks as needed.
Shift/Salary Shift: DaysPay Grade: R9Salary: $13.00/hrSalary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 4/8/2021 - 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/ AU Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, 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: 4/16/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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