Research Associate

Western University of Health Sciences

United States

August 18, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number S00955

Position Title Research Associate Position Status Full-time Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1404-Basic Medical Sciences Job Summary

To help execute the NIH-funded research on the cannabinoid and hormonal regulation of food intake and energy balance that is being conducted under the oversight of Dr. Edward Wagner

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must exhibit excellent interpersonal skills, and be amenable to instruction and guidance from Dr. Wagner and his personnel.

Required Qualifications

B.S. required,. Prowess with medical terminology is required.

Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding work hours

Hours may vary from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Posting Date 07/15/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

Autonomously performs behavioral, biochemical and physiological experiments and date analyses.

Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty

Autonomously makes solutions, maintains instrumentation, and various types of data acquisition software, and generates experimental protocols.

Percentage Of Time 15 Job Duty

Autonomously performs animal husbandry such as watering, feeding, weaning, sexing and genotyping of the animals as well as cleaning of the animal cages.

Percentage Of Time 5 Job Duty

ROUTINELY PERFORMS SOPHISTICATED Routinely performs sophisticated animal surgeries (e.g. Sterotaxic surgery, ovariectomy) according to the requirements of the experimental protocol.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty

Assists in manuscript writing, and in the preparation of institutional animal care and use protocols.

Percentage Of Time 10

Physical Demands Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes

If yes, list maximum weight and duration

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to use hands, talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Describe Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock. The employee is regularly exposed to wet humid conditions (non-weather), moving mechanical parts, and high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non- weather), and risk of radiation. The noise level in this setting may be loud due to the noise of ventilation system and hydraulic body hoist.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Letter of Recommendation #3
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