Research Associate - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine - College of Medicin
University of Cincinnati
July 20, 2018
The University of Cincinnati Orthopaedic Research Laboratories (UCORL) is looking for a Research Assistant to join its research team. The Research Assistant will work collaboratively with the principal investigators, fellows, students and other research specialists. Under limited direction, the incumbent performs complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. The incumbent will manage wet lab and research operations, along with some coordination of resources and research projects at UCORL.
Primary duties include overseeing budget, personnel, and facilities; and serving as primary contact for all laboratory staff
Lab maintenance/management: maintaining laboratory supplies/inventory, equipment, and instruments; organizing laboratory clean-ups and inspections; managing vendor relationships and service contracts; overall lab operations management; acting as the environmental health and safety (EHS) representative; and tracking and enforcing lab training and safety requirements; updating and managing IACUC and IRB protocols
Financial duties include approving orders and requisitions, managing budgets, and ensuring appropriate record-keeping
Research facilitation includes working with the PI and lab members to research, write, and submit grants/proposals and assisting in collecting information for proposals and manuscripts; coordinating external and internal collaborations, including overseeing and managing resource allocation; and assisting in developing scientific reports
Personnel management will include serving as a resource to all lab personnel, assisting with hiring and onboarding, and training lab members on general lab operations. Will perform other duties as requested.
Collaboration and Independence
Attention to detail
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in field relevant to the research (e.g., biology, cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biomedical sciences, biomedical engineering) or equivalent level of knowledge
Advanced degree in field relevant to the research preferred
At least two years of relevant research experience, including tissue culture and molecular biology techniques, as well as, experience with laboratory organization, ordering, safety compliance and protocol writing preferred
Knowledge of online management systems (Concur and Coeus) a plus
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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