Research Assistant Sr

    Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Loma linda, CA
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    School of Medicine: Anatomy - (Full-time, Day Job) -

    Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, freedom, justice, purity/self-control, humility.

    The Research Assistant Sr supports the execution of certain aspects of a research project after the research design is established with minimal supervision. Performs other duties as needed. Under supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant will provide technical support in a research laboratory working on the molecular and genetic basis of neurological diseases. This includes bench work involving molecular and cellular biology techniques, as well as handling and manipulation of mouse colonies. The vast majority of work will be performing tissue culture; transfection in cellular studies; molecular cloning; RNA, DNA and protein extraction and analysis (PCR, RT-PCR, western blot); tissue collection from mice; immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry. Furthermore, the successful candidate will contribute to basic data analysis and interpretation; maintaining database of experimental results; assisting with figures for grant applications and publications; providing technical assistance in the lab, including assisting other members of the lab; and assisting with training of lab assistants and students.

    Bachelor's Degree in related science fields required. Minimum six years of experience accepted in lieu of degree. Minimum two years of research experience required.

    Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; Able to relate and communicate positively with faculty, staff, students, administration and others; Must possess working knowledge of internet-based and smart phone-based software enabling communication with research/program directors as well as research/program staff; Work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate and accept direction; think critically; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; excellent self-motivation, problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; work independently with minimal supervision; maintain high level of confidentiality and ethical integrity. Knowledge of quality, research regulatory requirements. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the workplace; see adequately to read computer screens, and written documents necessary to the position.

    Additional Information
    • Organization: Loma Linda University
    • Employee Status: Regular
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Shift: Day Job
    • Days of Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Loma Linda University Healthis a Seventh-day Adventist, faith and values based Christian institution. Candidates must understand and embrace the mission, purpose, and identity of Loma Lindaand its affiliated entities.

    We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity. We provide equal opportunities in all aspects of the employment process to every individual, regardless of gender, race, color, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals requesting an accommodation due to a disability. If you need accommodation assistance with accessing our job listings or completing an application, or during any other phase of employment with us, please contact Human Resources Management at (909) 651-4001.

    We appreciate your interest in Loma Linda University Health and wish you success in your job search!

    Posting ID: 552778693Posted: 2020-05-21