Part-Time Research Assistant, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, 79499 Location:
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus Full/Part Time:
Part-Time Job ID:
The Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry is seeking a part time Research Assistant.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Manage mouse colony (setting up breeding pairs, weaning, and sexing pups, weighing mice, microchipping, retiring of mouse colonies, etc.).
- Perform genotyping for various mouse lines
- Write technical reports and maintain detailed laboratory notebook
- Assist with tissue collection, processing, embedding, sectioning, staining, collecting, and analyzing the data
- Other general lab duties could be assigned.
Bachelor’s degree (or) currently enrolled undergraduate biology/chemistry major or related field
- Background in Biological Science, Biochemistry, Molecular, Biology or related fields
- Preference with previous handling of mice
- Demonstrated ability to multitask, high attention to detail, and great communication skills
Full Time/Part Time
Part-time, 60% FTE (average of 20-25 hours per week), non-benefit-eligible, unranked, non-tenure track, academic position.
$15.00 to $19.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.
Daily work schedule is flexible and negotiable (Preferably 4-5 hours per day, Monday to Friday).
Review of applications will begin immediately; position will remain open until filled.
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
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