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Research Assistant, Hoxworth Blood Center ResearchResearch Assistant, Hoxworth Blood Center Research

Employer
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Closing date
Sep 24, 2022

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Science
Organization Type
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Research Assistant, Hoxworth Blood Center Research

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nations best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

With the launch ofNext Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UCs momentum has never been stronger. UCs annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

A full time Research Assistant position is available in the Research Department of Hoxworth Blood Center at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The candidate will assist in the execution of SOP-driven research projects in pre-clinical and clinical trials in transfusion medicine and/or cell therapies.

Essential Functions

  • Perform experiments and records data according to research protocols.
  • Perform testing for red blood cell (RBC), plasma and platelet studies within the requirements/framework of SOP driven research and/or GLP.
  • Perform phlebotomy (including whole blood and apheresis collections) on research subjects.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain records of laboratory inventory and place orders in order to keep the laboratory well stocked with supplies and reagents.
  • Interpret data and assist in judging validity of data. May perform statistical and graphical analysis of data.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all laboratory testing and experiments. Analyze data, perform statistical and graphical analysis of data, and interpret results. Author material for reports, journal articles, and abstracts.
  • Apply research principals for less complex assignments.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.


Required Education

  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.


Required Experience

Additional related work experience may be required depending on field or discipline.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • A highly motivated, detail-oriented individual.
  • Expertise in regulated research, i.e. SOP-driven, GLP and/or CLIA certified environment is a plus.
  • Applicant with previous experience in red blood cell, platelet function, flow cytometry, immunology and/or coagulation studies, and phlebotomy skills, is ideal.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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Research Assistant, Hoxworth Blood Center Research

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location:

Cincinnati, OH, US

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