Research Assistant (Fleming Lab)
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023
Research Assistant (Fleming Lab)
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|Position Title||Research Assistant (Fleming Lab)|
|Full or Part Time||Full Time|
Position Summary Information
The Fleming Lab seeks a highly motivated research assistant to provide research support in the area of alpha-synuclein-associated neurodegeneration related to Parkinson’s disease. Responsibilities include regular handling and behavioral testing of mice and rats and maintaining a breeding colony, performing molecular and cellular biology experiments, and aiding in basic laboratory management. The qualified applicant must have strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and conduct multiple experiments simultaneously.
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
Starting Pay Rate Range: $14.50 – $16.91
Location: Rootstown, OH
Benefits Offerings Include:
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- 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
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
For additional details visit: https://www.neomed.edu/hr/benefits/
|Principal Functional Responsibilities||
1. Regular handling and behavioral testing of mice and rats and maintaining breeding colonies.
2. Performing molecular and biochemical experiments, including western blotting, PCR, tissue processing and immunohistochemistry and collection of data in accordance with written protocols that require a high degree of manual skill and dexterity, as well as a high degree of mental application to secure accurate and definitive results.
3. Aiding in general laboratory operations under direct supervision of the principal investigator.
4. Ordering laboratory supplies and maintaining well-organized record-keeping.
5. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or working towards a bachelor’s degree in science such as Biology, Neuroscience, or Psychology with emphasis on research techniques and animal modeling.
One year of research experience working with mice and rats preferred
The ability to work independently preferred
|Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key 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.
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.
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4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272
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