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Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: VCRGE/INS ON AGING/INST AGING
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research,
The research specialist will work closely with investigators on a large
research project concerning psychosocial factors, health and aging. This role
will oversee handling of specimens received by Biological Core and ensure
storage of specimens as well as testing of hormone, immune and hematological
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
BS or BA in biological or psychological sciences.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
-- Experience working with biological specimens, including blood, urine and
-- Experience with biosafety level 2 procedures and appropriate handling of
specimens in biosafety cabinet.
-- Experience with ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) techniques for
-- Experience performing bioassays, as well as fluorescence assays.
-- Position requires strong organizational skills, professional communication
skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently.
-- Experience with data entry and analysis programs, especially Excel, and
creating and analyzing large datasets, including basic statistical testing.
-- Knowledge of medical terminology and diagnostic tests.
-- Working knowledge of 'omics' fields and platforms, including genomics and
A348300-VCRGE/INS ON AGING/INST AGING
Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
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highlighting your experience as it relates to this position and
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SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH
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Applications Open: Jun 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 28 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time