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Research Assistant - Center for Regenerative Medicine Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Job Summary

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Research Assistant - Center for Regenerative Medicine

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Research Assistant - Center for Regenerative Medicine

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Research Assistant- Center for Regenerative Medicine

Full Time: Main Campus; Mon-Fri- 8AM-5PM

We are seeking a Research Assistant - A Research position is available immediately to assist and support scientific investigation to study congenital anomalies in the clinical and translational pediatric surgery laboratory of Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD. We are looking for a dynamic motivated individual with creative abilities who can work within a multidisciplinary team. Our team is focused on creating translational models of various congenital anomalies and neonatal diseases with limited therapeutic options. The ideal candidate will have experience working with animal models and familiarity with clinical research and coordination of studies. This individual will execute planned research activities, set up and operate laboratory equipment, monitor research supply and inventory to initiate procurement requests as needed, assist in the training of junior research staff in research methods and equipment operation, perform and summarize data analysis, oversee and maintain accurate records, prepare laboratory reports, assist with publications, read literature and gain expertise in the field. Additionally, this individual will have the opportunity to participate in clinical research projects and assist in enrollment of patients in studies, collecting specimen samples and participating in staff and patient education. Superior organization and time management skills are highly desired.


Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.


What Will You Be Doing?

• Operate lab equipment such as centrifuges, digital microscope for cell imaging, mass spectrometer, etc

• Collect data and maintains accurate logs

• Analyze data and summarize for use in publications

 • PCR, cell culture, immunoasorbent assays, aseptic techniques, metabolomics

 • Perform basic husbandry of animals and experimental procedures including surgery

 • Data collection and computer data entry

• Sterilization of equipment

• Communicate routine research procedures and results to other technicians or study team

• Maintain research equipment, reagents, supplies, general laboratory safety

• Preparation of experimental animal models, collection and storage of biological samples

 • Readily learn and adapt new techniques

 • Maintain confidentiality of records and information

 • Recruit, evaluate and instruct clinical research subjects and volunteers

 • Prepare and process laboratory samples using established protocols


What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences: Cellular/Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Health sciences or related field

• Desire to pursue a career in clinical, translational, and/or biomedical research, and knowledge of the research process.

 • Experience with PCR, cell culture, aseptic techniques

• Necessary technical skills in the appropriate area of research. Background in animal surgery desirable.

• Experience with short, intermediated and longer-term project planning and clinical research • Ability to do technical writing, and good communication skills.

 • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information

• Ability to recruit, evaluate and instruct clinical research subjects and volunteers

• Ability to prepare and process laboratory samples using established protocols

• Knowledge of the principles and procedures of translational and clinical research

Your Benefits, Your Wellness:

As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs.  Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:

Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
Support your financial protection and security in retirement

Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.


Minimum Physical Requirements:

 • Designing and developing protocols

• Performing research work

• Recording and analyzing data generated by research study

 • Preparing scientific and technical papers

• Liaison with OSU researchers

• Miscellaneous paperwork associated with research

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

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