Jr Research Associate, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Date: Jul 23, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
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As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.
A part-time (50%) Jr. Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. David Hui in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The research focus of the lab involves identification of genetic factors and signal transduction pathways regulating lipid metabolism and susceptibility to coronary artery disease.
This person will be handling live mice.
Maintain a large breeding colony of mice. Breeding, weaning, ear punching, tail clipping and culling.
Genotyping and other surgical duties.
Assist with the coordination of laboratory projects or research studies in a particular discipline.
Make independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience.
Summarize test results; respond to concrete project/study questions specifically related to the work performed.
Assist with or may work independently on whole projects/problems.
Contribute effectively to the collective team effort.
Analyze research results.
Organize data search and analysis procedures.
Assist in establishing test controls, criteria and research standards.
Assist in the design of complex data processing systems to analyze research data.
Accomplish assigned results for project/studies, or for significant aspects of larger, complex assignments.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Experience in related field, process or discipline.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Often
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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