Research Assistant 2 -B/H

Employer
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Location
Columbus, OH
Closing date
Jan 23, 2022

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
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Job Title: Research Assistant 2 -B/H

Department: Medicine | Psychiatry

Research Assistant 2-B/H to assist and support scientific investigation to study basic and clinical research on how chemotherapy affects brain and behavior as directed in the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research; independently conducts assigned experiments; performs a variety of molecular, cellular, and biological research techniques and procedures including PCR reactions, gel electrophoresis, assays, cell cultures and Northern and Western analysis; sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; tests and evaluates current procedures; performs routine procedures on lab animals; records, consolidates and assists with analysis of research results; assists in evaluating validity of data obtained from experimental procedures; summarizes data for inclusion in grant proposals and manuscripts; prepares research progress reports; assists principal investigator with the preparation of publications, manuscripts, articles, posters, and abstracts; conducts library research on requested topics through researching current literature; oversees and maintains accurate records of laboratory activities; assists with training of junior research staff, and undergraduate and graduate students in research methods and equipment operation; sets up and operates laboratory equipment; monitors research supply, including specimens, inventory and initiates procurement requests as needed.

60%: Assists and supports scientific investigation to study chemotherapy effects on brain and behavior as directed; independently conducts assigned experiments; performs a variety of molecular, cellular, and biological research techniques and procedures including PCR reactions, cell culture; sorts and processes tissue and blood samples; tests and evaluates current procedures and provides feedback to research team; performs routine procedures on lab animals; maintains and oversees animal breeding colonies and/or transgenic mouse colonies; assists with care of lab animals; oversees and maintains accurate records of laboratory activities.

20%: Records, consolidates and assists with analysis of research results; assists in evaluating validity of data obtained from experimental procedures; summarizes data for inclusion in grant proposals, manuscripts and professional presentations; prepares research progress reports; assists principal investigator with the preparation of publications, manuscripts, articles, posters, and abstracts; conducts library research on requested topics through researching current literature.

20%: Assists with training of junior research staff, and undergraduate and graduate students in research methods and equipment operation; sets up and operates laboratory equipment; monitors research supply, including specimens, inventory and initiates procurement requests as needed; prepares for lab inspections; orders supplies; other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

Location: Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research (0878)

Position Type: Temporary (Fixed Term)

Scheduled Hours: 10

Shift: First Shift

Salary Grade: Health System Hourly 014

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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Category

Biological Technicians

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Job type

Full time

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