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Research Associate

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University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Worcester, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-time4 hours ago Benefits – Life insurance – Disability insurance – Health insurance – Vision insurance – Flexible spending account Qualifications – Laboratory experience – Microsoft Office – Research – Bachelor’s degree Full Job Description GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or Designee, the Research Associate performs a variety of complex research experiments. The Fang laboratory employs a variety of approaches including molecular biology, functional genomics, biochemistry, imaging, and mass spectrometry, to investigate how cells distinguish self and non-self RNAs in innate immune response. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: – Conducts in-depth analysis of research experiments – Performs complex laboratory experiments – Interprets data, forms conclusion, and decides on and plans next experiments to be done with a high degree of independence – Compiles and analyzes data and performs computations using image analysis software, spreadsheets, graphing, and curve fitting software – May modify protocols and be responsible for a single, independent research project – Assists in writing the text of scientific publications and grants. – Reviews literature – Trains new laboratory personnel, students, and collaborators – Maintains laboratory supplies and equipment – Complies with all safety and infection control standards – Perform other duties as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: – Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, or equivalent experience – 1 year 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 Job Type: Full-time Pay: Up to $45,000.00 per year Benefits: – Dental insurance – Disability insurance – Employee assistance program – Employee discount – Flexible spending account – Health insurance – Health savings account – Life insurance – Paid time off – Retirement plan – Tuition reimbursement – Vision insurance Schedule: – 8 hour shift – Monday to Friday Education: – Bachelor’s (Preferred) Experience: – Laboratory Experience: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: – One location Company’s website: – Company’s Facebook page: – Work Remotely: – No COVID-19 Precaution(s): – Personal protective equipment provided or required – Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place Show full job description Quick