Research Assistant - Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyJob ID:
Augusta UniversityFull/Part Time:
Full TimeRegular/Temporary: * About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Location
Augusta University - Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912 College/Department Information
Established in 1829, the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or BMB, is an academic home to interdisciplinary translational research for disease detection, prevention, and treatment. The research mission is focused on inventing better diagnostics and newer targeted therapies for the benign and malignant diseases of the bladder, brain, breast, eye, gastrointestinal tract, kidney, liver, and prostate. The research areas encompass biomarkers, chemoprevention, DNA damage and repair, drug resistance, the epigenome, immunotherapy, the microbiome, molecular signaling, natural products, protein modifications and targeted therapy. Our faculties are supported by major funding agencies, and the insight gained by their work has been published in reputable peer-reviewed journals. Job Summary
Performs a variety of complex duties involved in a basic science and research laboratory in support of research initiatives and federally funded projects; develops and evaluates new techniques and procedures; may coordinate and/or supervise activities of support staff. Responsibilities
The duties include, but are not limited to: Participate in projects and development of research protocols, while ensuring adherence to accepted scientific research principles and compliance with relevant federal guidelines. Perform experiments on cells and animals according to standard lab protocols. Preparation of solution culture media. Ordering of supplies and keeping journal of results, keeping lab in an orderly manner, assisting with and participating in research of scientific literature, summarizing and evaluating findings. Ordering research materials and maintaining records of all biological and chemical materials. Updating records related to experiments and research supplier. Analyze experimental data and prepare for publication/presentation.
Carry out/assist with animal studies. Maintain records of all experiments, cell, and animal colonies.
Perform all other related duties as assigned. Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research OR
Associate degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and a minimum of three years' experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research. Preferred Qualifications
Some previous experience in biochemistry and/or molecular biology research lab is desirable. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to use sound judgement and work independently. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Detail-oriented with strong organizational and critical thinking skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases. Shift/Salary/Benefits
Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required) Pay Grade: R9Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position. Recruitment Period: Until FilledAugusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees. Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays. Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today! Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond. Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited. Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/
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