Posting SummaryFunctional Position Title RESEARCH ASSOCIATE 1, 2, OR 3
Position Number 00057590 Appointment Type Regular Location-City Baton Rouge School/Division MEDICAL SCHOOL Department EKLMC-Medicine Position Summary
The LSU School of Medicine Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is seeking candidates for a Research Associate 1, 2, or 3.
Level of Research Associate 1, 2, or 3 will be determined based on the candidate's years of experience.
As a member of a growing research group, incumbent will be provided a balanced mix of autonomy and oversight. The program of research focuses primarily within the fields of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, with a central theme of infectious diseases (viral, fungal and bacterial pathogenesis) as well as the complications of infections (sepsis, post- sepsis syndromes, etc) and the consequences of the lung's exposure to environmental toxins. Though most of the work is clinical with subject / patient interactions and data extraction from the electronic health record, basic laboratory work is necessary, including specimen processing and handling. The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of patients and collaborators is necessary.
Incumbent is often responsible for maintaining the efficient execution of clinical studies and maintaining appropriate records as required by the individual protocol. The incumbent will assist the Principal Investigator and/or Research Director with summarization, analysis and organization of data for publication; may assist with preparation of grant application; assists and / or teaches undergraduate students, graduate students, medical students, residents and other learners rotating through the research program; often responsible for supervision and training of junior research personnel. Independent work on complex tasks is necessary.
Additional Position Information
Minimum QualificationsRequired Education Bachelor's
If Other Required Education, please specify Discipline(s) Basic or Health Science related field Certifications/Licenses Required Indicate the minimum number of years required to do the job RA1 - 0 year; RA2 - 3 years; RA3 - 5 years Indicate the type of experience required to do the job Clinical or Laboratory Indicate if any combination of specific experience, training and education may be substituted for the required education or experience
RA2 – Master's degree with less than two years of experience RA3 – Master's degree with two or more years of experience or PhD/ MD
Preferred QualificationsPreferred Education
If Other Preferred Education, please specify Discipline(s) Certifications/Licenses Preferred Indicate the preferred experience to perform the job
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number U00980P
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Application Review Date to Begin Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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