The Center for Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research Center/ Department of Anesthesiology Translational ResearchLaboratory at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine is seeking a Research Assistant, Laboratory. The successful candidateis expected to assist severalresearch projects in areasof sepsis and heart injury,and required to possess basic knowledge in molecular/cell biology, immunology, and physiology.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Performs laboratory maintenance and research activities such as: general housekeeping, wipe tests, cell culture, preparing chemical solutions, media, stains, and buffers; and executing biochemical and molecular biology procedures such as histology, blotting, genotyping, immunostaining, immunofluorescence, real-time PCR, and DNA extractions.
Perform advanced laboratory research activities such as: managing mouse colonies, designing experimental procedures, animal surgery, microscopy techniques, imaging techniques, recombinant DNA techniques, protein purification, and hybridizations, etc. May participate in the design of research studies.
Independently compile and analyze research data using various relevant statistical computer software applications. Coordinate and maintains data reports and database files on progress of research. May receive, inventory, enter, and organize collected data.
Assist in preparation and editing of literature, manuscripts, presentations, and research proposals by developing, interpreting, and presenting statistical information such as tables, charts, graphs, and other computer graphics.
Performs administrative duties such as: training and guiding students and/or other laboratory technicians: assisting in developing policies, procedures and/or methods for laboratory experimentation, ordering supplies, and maintaining safety compliance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or in a discipline appropriate to position is required.
Other: Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.*
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
* Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field with at least 18 credits in a field related to the research of the clinic or laboratory, as appropriate, or Bachelor's degree in unrelated field with at least one year of experience in a field directly related to the research of the clinic or laboratory, as appropriate. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employee ClassEmployee Class :Exempt Contingent IIExempt Regular
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