Research Associate

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

Job Description


Research Associate

Posting Number: S01365
Position Status: Full time
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1404-Basic Medical Sciences

Function: College of Osteopathic Medicine
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: $22.97
Maximum $26.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $22.97
Maximum: $26.00

Job Summary
Under general guidance, the Research Associate will work closely with PI to provide technical support in multi-project oriented labs. Will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures with guidance by PI or other laboratory personnel. Required to keep appropriate experimental records and documentation. May be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities, coordinating all lab activities with an emphasis on technical expertise. May oversee budgetary/financial compliance, preparation of grant proposals, and monitors/ensures compliance with safety standards and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able toperform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.1. Experience with molecular and cell biology techniques.2. Critical thinking and reasoning ability; knowledge of basic chemical, biochemical, molecular and cell biological concepts

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in biology or related science
2. At least 1 year of relevant laboratory research experience

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: 09/22/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Job Duties

Perform molecular biological, biochemical and cell biological experiments.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duties

Maintain and organize laboratory supplies, reagents, and equipment.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duties

Train and assist other members (students, fellows) of the laboratory.

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those anemployee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.

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