Utilizes routine and specialized research methods to achieve established research objectives. May assist in evaluating existing methods and objectives.
Duties include performing ELISA, RNA and DNA extraction, RT and RQ-PCR, FACS, blood processing, and histology staining.
Organizes data into professional format, summarizes results, and presents data to PI. Effectively communicates and coordinates team-based research.
Maintains clear, accurate, complete, and timely reports of experiments.
Assists in training medical students and other laboratory volunteers in laboratory methods, procedures, and safety.
Helps monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Contributes to manuscript drafting and submission and grant preparation and submission.
Performs literature searches.
May participate in the recruitment and scheduling of research subjects.
Provides technical and administrative support for a research project.
Assists with the installation, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s Degree in a relevant field.
Oneyear of related experience.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail.
Ability to learn new research techniques or methods.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Familiarity with grant preparation.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to train others.
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