Research Assistant, Sr. - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri


United States
(S20160793)

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, performs complex experiments and other research activities as directed by the research investigator; sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus; assists with research projects and performs independent research; performs various clerical and editorial duties including research papers; compiles, processes and analyzes data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of laboratory procedures
Knowledge of the use and preparation of culture media, chemicals, and reagents
Knowledge of medical terminology
Interpersonal/human relation skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Supervisory skills
Ability to operate various laboratory equipment, tools and materials
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to tend to details
Ability to maintain records and inventories

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in science or related field; supplemented with two (2) years of experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Compiles, processes and analyzes data; records research procedures and results; files and maintains records; codes data for input for electronic data processing; inputs and retrieves data using computers.

Performs various clerical duties including typing, answering phones, preparing correspondence, preparing and maintaining bibliographies; completes applications and forms; performs various editorial duties including writing, reviewing and editing various materials for publication; prepares publication schedules and orders books; confers with publishers and authors.

Sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus; sets-up and operates spectrophotometer, fraction collectors, chromatography equipment, centrifuges, incubators, homogenizers, and various microscopes; assists with research projects and performs independent research; plans, designs and implements research projects; prepares and maintains culture media, reagents, and experimental animals; grows cultures (cell viral, etc.) adept in molecular biological techniques; administers injections; performs various assays; sterilizes equipment; separates and purifies various materials and substances using such techniques as chromatography and electrophoresis; performs surgery on experimental animals; orders laboratory supplies, performs library research; prepares compounds; interprets experimental test data; performs minor equipment repairs; cuts, stains and mounts specimens.

Performs supervisory and training duties; performs other duties as assigned.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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