Research Associate

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Job Title: Research Associate
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228006
Required Qualifications 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 experience.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Must be highly motivated
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Attention to detail, strong work ethic, and desire to learn
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasePreferred Qualifications Cell culture, mouse tissue collection, and molecular cell biology techniques.Responsibilities Identify mechanisms of inflammation in retina- and choroid-related vasculopathies. The primary roles will be to manage animal colony for in vivo experiments, expose pups and adult mice to oxygen-induced and laser-induced retinal injury, harvest and analyze tissue samples, and assist with interpretation of study results. The position will also assist with general laboratory management including vivarium care and gene identification and ordering supplies as needed. The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Cell culture and mouse tissue collection.
  • Molecular biology assays of cultured cells and tissue; Western blot, qRT-PCR.
  • Tissue sectioning and histology.
  • Data analysis and record keeping.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F, some hours outside of normal business hours may be required Pay Grade: R14 Salary: $36,197/Annually Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.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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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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