Research Assistant (Mellott)
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2023
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|Position Title||Research Assistant (Mellott)|
|Full or Part Time||Full Time|
Position Summary Information
Full-time research assistant position. Reports to assigned Principal Investigator. Responsibilities include assisting with scientific experiments (specifically with stereotaxic surgery, tissue processing and immunohistochemistry) and writing, training new students, assisting in design and troubleshooting of experiments, analyze data and basic laboratory management under general supervision.
Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Pay Grade: 4
Pay Range: $14.50 – $15.95/hour
Location: Rootstown, OH
|Principal Functional Responsibilities|| |
1) Transmission Electron Microscopy and Fluorescent Microscopy
2) Immunohistochemistry and Histology
3) Stereotaxic surgery
4) Tissue processing, solution and buffer
5) Laboratory organization and cleaning
6) Purchasing and ordering
7) Read literature, measure results and analyze data
8) Perform other duties as assigned
Education/Degrees: B.S. or B.A. in Biology or related field.
Experience: At least 1 year of research experience.
|Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies|| |
• General laboratory experience-microscopy is preferred
• Experience with tissue processing and either histochemistry or immunohistochemistry
• Small animal handling
• Can follow directions well
• Excellent organization skills
• Technical dexterity
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Attention to detail/Excellent observational skills
• Being very punctual
Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
|Physical Requirements|| |
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
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|NEOMED EEO Statement|| |
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Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272
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