Research Assistant I

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
Apr 11, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Organization Type
*Job no:* 685868*Work type:* Support Staff*Pay Grade:* 11*Major Administrative Unit / College:* College Of Human Medicine*Department:* Institute For Quantitative Health 40001013*Sub Area:* AP- Professionals*Salary:* Salary Commensurate with Experience*Location:* East Lansing*Categories:* Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Research/Scientific, UnionPosition SummaryThe Institute for Quantitative Health Science & Engineering (IQ) is seeking a Research Assistant in the Park Lab. The lab focuses on understanding fundamental principles that underlie tissue regeneration in a live animal by using in vivo imaging with multiphoton laser microscopy.Job duties include, but are not limited to;* Conducting experiments, collecting data, and analyzing data* Caring for animals on a daily basis (Genotyping, mouse colony maintenance)* Maintaining proper records including regulatory documents (IACIC, IRB, etc)* Communicating with the principal investigator and staff concerning the status of the research* Assists and advises other lab members in test methodologies* Orders supplies, works with vendors, and helps maintain lab inventory and functionsUnit Specific Education/Experience/SkillsKnowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position may require special licensing or certification in the field related to the area of employment.Desired QualificationsExperience with Molecular biology (PCR, IHC, and FACS); mouse handling and mouse colony maintenance; and excellent oral and written communication skills are preferred.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.Required Application MaterialsPlease submit a cover letter, CV, names and contact information of five references.Special InstructionsFor more information about Dr. Sangbum Park's research please visit []( HoursSTANDARD 8-5Description of End DateThis is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.Summary of Health Risks-Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.Bidding eligibility ends on 12/22/2020, at 11:55 PM*Advertised:* Dec 16, 2020 Eastern Standard Time*Applications close:* Apr 18, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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