Research Technician (Wang Lab)

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Research Technician (Wang Lab)

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Research Technician (Wang Lab)
Position Type Research
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences seeks a highly motivated research technician to provide support to faculty. This position offers opportunity for candidates who are interested in gaining research experience in identifying biomarkers for early disease diagnosis and personalized therapy. The specific experience and exposure may be well suited for anyone wanting to gain research experience before continuing into a graduate program, medical or pharmacy schools.

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.

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1. Support of research studies pertaining to genetic impact on hepatic/intestinal proteins and the way they interact with drugs and disease pathways, such as sample preparation and bioanalysis, in accordance with written protocols
2. Maintenance of cells in culture, performance of cell treatment, harvesting and biochemical analysis, in accordance with written protocols
3. Operation of mass spectrometry for bioanalysis
4. Data acquisition, storage, retrieval and statistical analysis
5. Aiding in general laboratory operations under direct supervision of the principal investigator. Maintenance of an up-to-date chemical inventory and a detailed laboratory record/notebook. Compliance with general laboratory safety requirements. Ordering laboratory supplies and maintaining well-organized record-keeping.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any of the related fields such as: Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences etc. with emphasis on research techniques, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Not required, but working experience with mass spectrometry and any related laboratory research experience are preferred.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
Key Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics:
  • Aptitude in general laboratory procedures and a willingness to acquire competence in new techniques.
  • Observational and analytical skills to evaluate experimental outcome and trouble-shooting of experimental pitfalls and problems.
  • Excellent communication with strong dependable multi-tasking and time-management skills.
  • Highly professional and ethical behavior.
· Receives direction on research priorities and tasks; able to perform tasks as directed.
  • Ability to maintain detailed research records.
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team and be self-motivated.

Core Competencies
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.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize applicable laboratory equipment necessary for the job, as well as basic office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, sit, talk, and hear.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Letter