Research Assistant

Updated: about 19 hours ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime

Posting Number
Position Title
Research Assistant  
Number of Vacancies
06 - School of Medicine  
Primary Department
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Essential Functions:
Support, participate in, and plan research related to cardiac and muscle function.
Plan, perform, and analyze molecular biology and biochemical assays (protein gel electrophoresis, western blotting, PCR) and perform general lab management.
Handling of and performing ultrasound studies in rodents.
Troubleshooting and development of new protocols.
Opportunities to learn new skills are available.
Unique Duties
Bachelors degree or 2+ years experience in biochemistry and animal care.  
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in protein biochemistry and/or care, handling, and experiments using rodents (rats, mice).
Strong organization and management skills are preferred.
Experience with echocardiography or rodent microsurgery along with technical training or skills (mathematics, engineering, physics) are also highly desired, but not required.
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
Working Conditions
Job Type
Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

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Job Close Date
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Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Is this position reposted?
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

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