JOB DESCRIPTION: Conducts a variety of non-routine research assignments
Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 5 years of related
experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and 3 years of
related experience required.
Specific Job Related Duties
Plans, coordinates and directs moderately complex research experiments
following general technical procedures.
Establishes and oversees quality control measures for assigned project
Makes modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal
Conducts translational and clinical research as part of multidisciplinary
research teams (may include survey administration, coordination of
research team meetings, potential study subject recruitment and informed
consent documentation, processing of lab samples, database mining,
literature searches, data analysis, etc.).
Contributes to scientific analysis and interpretation of projects.
Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected, compiles and
tabulates data, provides analysis of results.
Confers with research staff regarding results obtained and receives
suggestions for modification to procedures and interpretation of final
Ensures the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of
a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
Makes minor modifications and repairs to equipment as necessary.
Creates figures, graphs and tables for publications, reports and grant
Co-writes parts of grants, publications, reports and presentations.
Independently performs literature searches as outlined by the Principal
Oversees lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
Presents research at local, regional, national and international
scientific and technical conferences and business meetings as needed.
May provide guidance to junior research staff.
Adheres to internal controls established for department.
Performs related duties as required.
Preferred Skill/ Competency
Clinical Research Record Keeping, Subject Recruitment & Survey Conduct
Tabulation of Data
Technical Writing Experience
Salary Range: $21.00 to $26.00 per hr
Preferred Language: Bilingual- Spanish and English
Work Schedule: PBL (19hrs or less/week no benefits)
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