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Research Assistant HSC

Apply now Job no: 496124
Work type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Health Science Campus College
Categories: Full-Time, Research, None

Title: Research Assistant HSC

Department Org: Medicine - 107570

Employee Classification: J1 - Salaried Full Time HSC

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: Health Science Campus College

Shift:  1

Start Time:  8:30 a.m.   End Time:  5:00 p.m.

Posted Salary: Salary starting at $36,104.00

Job Description:

This position will manage the lab and assist in all ongoing laboratory projects. Requires molecular biology techniques, animal models and cell culture techniques.

Duties include the following: perform experiments, analyze data, prepare manuscripts for publication, train and manage laboratory personnel and students, and manage all aspects of the research laboratory, order lab supplies, general lab maintenance duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or related area required.
2. Background knowledge in molecular pathogenesis of glomerular disease, chronic kidney disease.
3. Molecular biology facility management. Must have some experience in molecular biology techniques, including the maintenance of PCR thermal-cyclers, centrifuges, spectrophotometers, laminar flow hoods for PCR work, pipettes, freezers, storage conditions for samples and reagents, and proper standard operating procedures for molecular biology laboratory.
4. Experience in the maintenance and husbandry of transgenic mice and/or rats and in non-survival mouse and rat surgery for the isolation and culture of primary cell cultures.
5. Ability to assist with writing drafts of research manuscripts required.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or related field.
2. Minimum one year’s experience in research laboratory environment.

Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 8/31/23