Senior Research Assistant, Cancer Biology
Date: May 14, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.
The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Cancer Biology is seeking a full-time Sr. Research Assistant to assist in the Waltz Lab. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Independently perform experiments and records data according to research protocols.
May maintain and oversee animal colony management and animal husbandry.
Solve problems using combined research knowledge.
Analyze research results. Interpret data and assist in judging validity of data.
Organize data search and analysis procedures.
Assist in establishing test controls, criteria and research standards.
Assist with the design of complex data processing systems to analyze research data.
Accomplish assigned results for projects/studies, or for significant aspects of larger, complex assignments.
Serve as seasoned professional.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Three (3) years of relevant experience.
Additional related work experience may be required depending on field or discipline.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
Hearing, listening - Often
Talking - Often
Standing - Often
Walking - Often
Bending - Often
Reaching overhead - Often
Stooping - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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