Research Assistant

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2023-222 Department Surgery-Acute Care Surgery 50003925 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F 8-4:30 w/some weekends and evenings Requisition Category Research - Academic Requisition Title Research Assistant Job Title/Academic Rank Research Assistant Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type A1 - REG OTHER ACAD SAL Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic) Job Requisition Begin Date 07/11/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary We are seeking a Research Assistant to contribute to both basic science and clinical research activities in the Division of Acute Care Surgery (Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care). The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and conducting high-quality research, developing a sophisticated understanding of trauma and acute care surgery, and effectively communicating research findings through presentations and publications. Key responsibilities will encompass planning and implementing a variety of research projects, in addition to documenting and evaluating these activities. The Research Assistant will also be required to ensure adherence to best clinical practices and research protocols. This position offers an opportunity for candidates to deepen their knowledge in trauma/acute care surgery, while playing a vital role in advancing research within our division. Required Qualifications MD, DO, or equivalent Supplemental Qualifications Experience with statistical data analysis, clinical research process, clinical data collection, surgical experience with animals. Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment, Clinical environment Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Occasionally Driving Occasionally Kneeling Up to 2 hours Reaching 2-5 hours Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Up to 2 hours Squatting Up to 2 hours Walking Up to 2 hours EXPOSURES

Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain The successful candidate will be responsible for collection of blood and/or body fluid samples from human subjects. Chemical hazard exposure will be limited to those agents commonly found in a basic science laboratory, for which training and MSDS information will be provided in detail prior to potential exposure. Wearing PPE may be required in some clinical environments to collect blood and/or body fluid samples from human subjects. This position offers the opportunity to participate in basic science research involving animals models including (but not limited to) swine and rodents. Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Experiments involve methods of dissection or techniques that require repetitive grasping of tools (e.g., forceps and micropipettes) and fine manipulation. Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. EEO Statement EEO Statement

EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Requisition Specific Questions
    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    1. * Do you possess an MD, DO, MBBS or equivalent degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you hear about this position?
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      • Indeed
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      • Omaha World Herald
      • UNMC Job Site
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      • Other
    3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
      (Open Ended Question)

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