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Research Associate I

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Website University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Company : University of Massachusetts Medical School

Country: United States

Location : Worcester, Massachusetts

Post: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 21:12:00 GMT

Expires: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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Overview:
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Associate I performs a variety of complex research experiments.

 

 

Responsibilities:
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform complex laboratory experiments

Conduct in-depth analysis of research experiments

Interpret data, form conclusions, and decide on and plan the next experiments to be done with a high degree of independence

Write standard operating procedures, schedule work, analyze data, maintain accurate records, and write reports

Compile and analyze data. Perform computations using image analysis software, spreadsheets, graphing, and curve fitting software

May modify protocols and be responsible for a single, independent research project

May assist with budget and/or operational aspects of grant and contract proposals

Assist in writing the text of scientific publications and grants.  Review literature

Train new laboratory personnel, students, and collaborators

Comply with all safety and infection control standards

Perform other duties as required.

                                                                                                           

 

Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

Bachelor’s degree in the Biological Sciences, or equivalent experience

3 years of relevant research experience

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Strong ability to analyze complex visual data in a quantitative and objective manner

Judgment and action skills required to solve commonly encountered problems

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: 

May functionally supervise aides, technicians, and associates

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.

Additional Information:
Preferred Qualifications:

 

GCMS

LCMS

Animal Physiology

Mouse/rat models

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