Loading...
Share this Job

Research Assistant, Infectious Diseases Research Unit (IDRU), Virology Laboratory

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Research Unit (IDRU), Virology Laboratory, is currently accepting applications for a full time 100% FTE, research assistant, to assist with the coordination of laboratory projects or research studies.  This individual will make independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience.
 

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for processing and storage of specimens as defined by protocol requirements using Lab Processing Charts in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Apply research principals for less complex assignments.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
     

Minimum Requirements

Must be available to work flexible hours/nights/weekends.

Required Education

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

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.

 

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.

 

REQ: 63682 

SF:LJN (OMJ) SF:RM SF:HEJ SF:INS SF:HERC SF:DIV


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Electrical, Laboratory, Research Assistant, Respiratory, Research, Engineering, Science, Healthcare