Research Associate - Center for Childhood Cancer
Research Associate- Center for Childhood Cancer
Conducts independent research within a general area decided upon in conjunction with a Principal Investigator; prepares position papers and research reports; assists in the preparation of scientific publications and research grant proposals; prepares budget proposals for conducting research studies. The Research Associate is responsible for supporting the laboratory's translational and basic research in the use of immune cells for cancer therapy and NK cell biology. Applicant should have expertise in basic cell and/or molecular biology laboratory techniques.
Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?
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 12,000 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?
Conducts independent research studies and laboratory analysis as directed by the principal investigator and according to cGLP. Such experiments may involve the use of laboratory animals or human subjects any may require evening and/or weekend duties.
Routine laboratory support, maintenance, and supply management. Orders supplies needed to conduct research; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies; and assures that research equipment is in good working order.
Function as Laboratory Safety Officer, maintain laboratory safety records. Implements and maintains quality assurance processes.
Maintain computer databases for lab resources such as document control, freezers, refrigerators, and animal colonies.
Instructs other laboratory workers and students in standard methods, practices, procedures, and equipment operations.
Process clinical research samples following cGLP and HIPAA compliant procedures.
Assist in the development of new lab procedures, and establish SOPs for those procedures.
Breeding and care of mice; development and implementation of mouse experiments.
Conduct background literature reviews related to research.
Collects and analyzes data in accordance with appropriate statistical procedures, and prepares reports, inclusive of figures and tables, of the results of studies.
Develop timelines and allocate resources to meet those timelines (personnel, equipment and supplies).
Evaluate current procedures and recommend changes to improve efficiency.
Assists other lab members with writing and presentation of technical reports and presentation materials.
Interacts with other collaborating researchers.
Attends scientific conferences and gives scientific presentations.
Prepares budget proposals for supplies and equipment, monitors study.
Maintains a clean working area and performs general laboratory maintenance. Adheres to proper safety techniques and procedures.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as required.
What Are We Looking For?
Master of Science degree with one to two years of laboratory research experience or Bachelor of Science degree with two to three years of laboratory research experience.
Must be able to use research methods in generating and collecting data and analyzing the data for report preparation.
Must be able to develop complex position papers and reports, and help in preparation of research grant proposals and scientific publications.
Must be computer literate.
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 1Minimum Physical Requirements:
Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit. Duties Frequently- Bench research, analyzing data Laboratory management- ordering, inventory, database upkeep, or other shared lab duties Occasionally- Reading, writing, and communicating with collaborators Process or methodology development and validation Processing or analyzing clinical samples Supervising or teaching staff and trainees Attending seminars and lectures Preparing data for summaries, presentations, meetings Miscellaneous administrative paperwork Activities Sitting, computer work - Frequently Public presentations - Occasionally Walking to and sitting at meetings - Occasionally Finger dexterity - Constantly Talking / hearing / seeing - Constantly Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes - Occasionally Kneeling / reaching - Occasionally
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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