Research Assistant (X. Wang)

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Research Assistant (X. Wang)

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Position Information
Position Title Research Assistant (X. Wang)
Position Type Research
Department Pharmaceutical Sciences
Full or Part Time Full Time
Pay Grade BW4
Position Summary Information
Summary
Under general supervision of the Principal Investigator, assist in conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing and interpreting data, maintaining laboratory and equipment, and ensuring compliance with safety and ethical standards.
Principal Functional Responsibilities
Experimental Assistance and Safety: Collaborate with researchers to set up experiments and perform research projects. Execute experimental procedures with precision and attention to detail.Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a secure work environment. Follow ethical standards and regulatory requirements applicable to the research field. Prepare animals for various research protocols including anesthesia, surgical procedures and sample collection.

Data Collection and Analysis: Record and organize data generated from experiments. Assist in the analysis of experimental results using appropriate software and tools. Summarize findings and contribute to the preparation of research reports. Compile and update laboratory notebooks, databases, and electronic records with the detailed records of the experimental procedures, observations and results.
Laboratory Maintenance: Maintain laboratory in a clean and orderly manner. Ensure the proper functioning of equipment and promptly report any issues. Monitor and maintain laboratory equipment used for animal care and experimentation.
Other Duties: Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and/or training
  • Minimum 1 year research experience required
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Ability to collect and analyze experimental data and handle animals. Must be able to utilize applicable laboratory equipment necessary for the job, as well as a phone, computer and other office equipment.

Department Specific Information
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences seeks a highly motivated research assistant to provide support to faculty. This position offers an opportunity for candidates who are interested in gaining research experience in drug disposition, pharmacogenetics and bioanalysis. 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.

Responsibilities include:
  1. support of research studies pertaining to genetic impact on hepatic/intestinal proteins and the way they interact with drugs and disease pathways,
  2. operation of mass spectrometry,
  3. maintenance of cells in culture, performance of cell treatment, harvesting and biochemical analysis,
  4. data acquisition, storage, retrieval and statistical analysis,
  5. maintenance of an up-to-date chemical inventory and a detailed laboratory record/notebook,
  6. compliance with general laboratory safety requirements.
The qualified applicant must have strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and conduct multiple experiments simultaneously.

Starting Pay Rate Range: $14.50 – $16.91, commensurate with experience
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED Campus Safety Guidelines
To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED requires COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.
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Applicant Documents

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