Research Assistant I - OBGYN - Green Center
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Department: OB Gyn Green Center
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and one (1) year research experience at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of assignment and four (4) years research experience including two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
High school graduation or GED and six (6) years research experience to include two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
Constructs, assembles, and operates laboratory equipment and apparatus.
Records and evaluates data obtained from work assignments for use in scientific papers.
Collaborates with supervisor or other research personnel in preparation of scientific papers for publication.
Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning procedures and implementation.
Collects and organizes research data for project reports.
May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of Research Technicians or other laboratory personnel of lower grade.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provide general lab support by making solutions, dishwashing, autoclaving, cleaning, ordering/inventory/stocking of laboratory supplies, and generally ensuring smooth operations in the lab. Must coordinate activities with other technicians and lab personnel. Ensures that lab personnel adhere to all biohazard control and laboratory safety protocols. Assists with the maintenance of lab inventories.
Assist lab members and PI with a variety of research projects involving molecular/biochemical approaches and mammalian/bacterial cell culture. Includes compilation and evaluation of data and other information for publications, as requested.
Assist with special lab management projects at the request of the PI. Includes organizing and sending reagents to other institutions, researching and testing equipment and protocols, organizing lab group activities.
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