Research Assistant/Research Associate

Updated: about 9 hours ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Posting Number
045439  
Position Title
Research Assistant/Research Associate  
Number of Vacancies
1  
School/College/Division/Institutes/Centers
06 - School of Medicine  
Primary Department
H0632-Oncology  
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Perform laboratory based scientific techniques or clinical/population science (human subjects) research. Design and perform experiments, recruit participants for studies by developing surveys and interviewing candidates. Participate in implementing research objectives, ensuring compliance with all legal, regulatory and protocol guidelines. Assist staff with experiments/research protocols as required. Communicate with principal investigator and Postdoctoral scholars/fellows on the status of research.
Collect and log laboratory results, clinical outcomes and/or survey data. Evaluate and perform data analysis using graphs, charts or tables to highlight the key points of the research results collected in accordance with the research protocols as stipulated. Proofread and edit research data and documents to ensure accuracy.
Research Assistants:
Assist principal investigator with writing methods and summarizing/organizing data to be used in preparing and presenting presentations for professional, scientific and academic conferences and submittal to academic and scholarly peer-reviewed journals.
Research Associates:
Prepare and present presentations regarding research results for professional, scientific and academic conferences. Summarize and organize data results for submittal to academic and scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Write scientific manuscripts and other documents for publication. Fact-check, proofread, and edit research documents to ensure accuracy.
Maintain the laboratory work areas including routine maintenance on laboratory equipment as required. Order and organize required research supplies and records. Maintain cleanliness and organization of work station.
Conduct research to identify novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers to improve cancer treatment and overall survival.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
 
Unique Duties
 
Qualifications
Research Assistant: Bachelor's degree required.
Research Associate: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of 2 years job related experience required.
Requires advanced knowledge predominantly intellectual in character in a field of science or learning acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction.
Ability to work independently, analyze, summarize and interpret research findings and data in reports and spreadsheets and communicate results.
Knowledge of scientific integrity principles. Excellent time management, organization skills, interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collaborative environment.
Microsoft office software skills.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Strong biochemistry, molecular biology, and mouse model background preferred.
PhD preferred for Research Associate.
Degree in a related field of study preferred.
 
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
 
Working Conditions
Typical work environment may include a laboratory and/ or office environment. May require working non-standard business hours including evenings and weekends. May be required to travel to scientific conferences.  
Job Type
Full or Fractional Time  
Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date
2021  
Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)

02-26-2021  
Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)

Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Is this position reposted?
No  
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.  
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested candidates should send their CV to ga5554@wayne.edu.  
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