University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease
The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica
UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease is looking for a Research Assistant. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Job Summary: On a full-time basis Research Assistant applies knowledge, skills, and training to help conduct experimental research work in a particular discipline.
Job Duties: Work under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) on sponsored research projects performing standard and complex laboratory procedures in the field of vascular biology with specialization in mouse models of atherosclerosis and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Maintain accurate and timely record of test results; apply standard quality control procedures to assure accuracy of test results; operate, calibrate and perform routine maintenance on specialized equipment; maintain supply inventory; collect data; organize and centralize files and records; and prepare solutions, reagents, media or stains for prescribed tests. Must have mouse colony management experience. Participates in meetings with the PI. Successful candidate will be expected to exhibit individual initiative, work independently; be technically proficient and accurate; effectively communicate in both written reports and presentations; initiate and ensure compliance with applicable safety procedures; and possess attention to detail.
Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field with >2 years of related lab experience. Must be willing to work flexible hours as necessary.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.
REQ ID: 10423