Research Assistant- Vascular Biology Center

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Other Professional fields

Job Description

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Research Assistant- Vascular Biology Center

Job ID: 262189
Location: Augusta Univ. - Augusta
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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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- Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

 



Job Summary

Maintenance of mouse colony by crossing tissue specific mice with various floxed mice to make tissue-specific knockout mice. Genotyping assays to distinguish each of the mouse lines. Update database. Protein, RNA, DNA isolation and quantification. Plasmid amplification and tissue culture and histological and immunofluorescence staining.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

 



Assist with maintaining mouse colony through selective breeding and culling. Assist with weaning and genetically identifying offspring through strain-specific genotyping assays. Perform experiments: Protein, RNA, DNA isolation and quantification. Tissue cutting and immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence analysis. Analyzing gels and updating database as needed. Perform 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 and experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting or 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 and a minimum of three years' experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting or clinical trials research.

Preferred Qualifications

Mouse handling, protein, RNA, DNA isolation/quantification, and histological analysis experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Willingness and ability to work with research animals. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases or willingness to learn. Detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking, prioritization, organizational and problem solving skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality, complete work and meet deadlines, and work independently with only general supervision.

Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift: Days; Monday through Friday.

Pay Grade: R14

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta 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/ search job ID: 262189.

 



Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

 



Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

 



If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.


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