The Research Specialist will provide technical support and research coordination for the Deming and Skala laboratories at the UWCCC. This is a cross functional role that spans both bench work and clinical work.
Responsibilities include maintenance of cell cultures, research coordination for tissue collection, and processing of collected tissues for subsequent analysis. The Research Specialist will also assist with animal studies, maintaining equipment, and training as necessary.
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, or a related laboratory science is required. Graduate training in engineering or biomedical sciences is encouraged.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Experience with cell culture, tissue collection, IRB protocols, and record-keeping is strongly preferred.
The ability to handle cell lines and fresh tissue specimens under sterile conditions is essential to be successful in this position. Work is normally performed in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, and some strenuous physical effort is required. Flexibility in hours worked from day to day is beneficial.
Upon hire, the selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Knowledge and application of scientific procedures and research techniques
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to mentor others
The selected candidate will be expected to build interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, and promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally.
Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty
Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
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Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $32,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a cover letter and resume. For maximum consideration, please be sure that your cover letter addresses your experience with cell culture, tissue collection, IRB protocols, and record-keeping, if not clearly evident in your resume.
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