Research Associate

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Institutional Research & Planning

Job Description

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Research Associate

Posting Number: S01215
Position Status: Full time
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1505-Pharmacy Practice

Function: College of Pharmacy
Family: Research
Classification Series Title: Research Assistant

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $23.00
Maximum $30.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $23.00
Maximum: $30.00

Job Summary
A Research Associate position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. M. Lambros in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences. This is a six-month position with the possibility of extension depending on funding.

The Lambros lab works on developing targeted drug delivery nanoparticles against pancreatic and ovarian cancers.

We are seeking a highly skilled, motivated, and hard-working researcher to join our team where they will be able to independently make important discoveries while working in a collaborative, dynamic environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

Required Qualifications
1. EDUCATION: A Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Scineces, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Genetics Molecular and Cell Biology/Cancer Biology or a related discipline.

2. Experience in:

  • biochemistry,
  • Formulation,
  • Data analysis
  • biochemical assay methodologies,
  • molecular biology,
  • in vitro and in vivo tumor models
  • experimental immunology



Preferred Qualifications


Posting Date: 11/14/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants
If you are able to do so please provide 3 letters of recommendation.

Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties



Job Duties

Laboratory organization and maintenance, and ordering chemical and equipment required for the project.


Percentage Of Time
20%

Job Duties

Responsible for care and handling of the laboratory animals involved in the project.


Percentage Of Time
20%

Job Duties

Carry out studies as designed and approved by the PI.


Percentage Of Time
25%

Job Duties

Organize the data collected in spreadsheets, and analyze them using various software.


Percentage Of Time
25%

Job Duties

Other duties as assigned from time to time by the PI.


Percentage Of Time
10%

Describe Work Environment
Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock.
The employee is regularly exposed to wet humid conditions (non-weather), moving mechanical parts, and high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), and risk of radiation. The noise level in this setting may be loud due to the noise of ventilation system and hydraulic body hoist.



To apply, visit https://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/25494






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