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Research Assistant - College of Nursing

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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Research Assistant

(Part-Time, 20 hours per week)

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing


The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a self-motivated individual to assist in research in self-management and symptom science in cancer and stem cell transplant.  Part of the responsibility is to assist with the daily operations of the laboratory.


Job Duties:

  • Assist in planning and coordinating of projects. Attend lab meetings.
  • Assist in coordinating lab and field work
  • Assist with preparation of Institutional Review Board protocol submissions, regulatory binders, biosafety compliance, and associated documentation
  • Recruit study participants, schedule and conduct study visits
  • Assist with data collection and data entry into electronic databases
  • Order and organize laboratory supplies and records
  • Assist with experiments involving basic biochemistry using approved protocols.
  • Assist with proposal, report and manuscript preparation
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in a profession/field or equivalent level of knowledge.


Preferred Qualification: A minimum BS (preferred MS) degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, other Biological Sciences, or in a related field with experience and strong interest in clinical and laboratory research. We conduct research at various institutions in the city that will require personal transportation to conduct study visits and data collection.


Ideal Qualifications: Prior experience with laboratory research is a plus. Previous experience working with microbes and participating in human subjects research are advantageous.  Opportunity for independent research is also available depending on experience and interest.


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: 38783


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Nursing, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Science, Research

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