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Research Assistant, Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Research Assistant

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers.


The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, is currently accepting applications for a full-time research assistant.   This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Essential Function

Assist with the coordination of laboratory projects or research studies in a particular discipline, makes independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience.


Primary Duties

  • Animal Handling (Mouse/Rats), Injections, Tissue Collection
  • Mouse Colony Maintenance
  • Genotyping
  • Contributes effectively to the collective team effort.
  • Analyzes research results.
  • Organizes data search and analysis procedures.
  • Assists in establishing test controls, criteria and research standards.


Minimum Requirements

  • Academic degree in related area of research or equivalent combination education/experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with rodents, mouse colony maintenance, and genotyping would be preferred.



This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35795


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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