Working under limited supervision, the Research Assistant 3 will conduct detailed characterizations of mice with deficiencies in different cholesterol-related proteins. This position is important for successful accomplishment of the NIH funded R01 grant. This position will work with animals.
CONTACTSDepartment: Daily contact with supervisor to discuss research/lab assignments.
University: Occasional contact with other departments to share information and collaborate on projects.External: Limited or no contact with vendors to exchange information.
Students: Contact with student employees to provide training or direct research.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITYMay supervise students and technicians.
Experience: 3 to 5 years of experience in biomedical research required.Education: Bachelor's degree in related science field required.
General laboratory environment. May have exposure to hazards including routine laboratory chemicals and solvents, animals, bloodborne pathogens, chemicals, FBI check, and laser. The lab has abundant bench space for animal handling and manipulations. Desk space with a computers is also provided. The lab is equipped with two shared fume hood for storage of hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Some weekend work will be required.Case Western Reserve University's animal facilities are accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) and is managed according to the "Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals" appropriate Federal Animal Welfare Regulations, and the Public Health Service "Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals." This position, and all animal research personnel, are subject to internal compliance to School of Medicine Animal Resource Center Standard Operating Procedures and to compliance regulations of the Animal Welfare Act, Public Health Service Policy, AAALAC guidelines, the State of Ohio Veterinary Practice Act, Federal Drug Enforcement Administration regulatory guidelines, US Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine regulations and other applicable regulatory guidelines.
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