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Part Time Research Aide, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, UMKC School of Dentistry, 81097

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 5, 2023

Hiring Department

Oral and Craniofacial Sciences (OCS), University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated indiviudal to work on a laboratory team in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at the UMKC School of Dentistry. The lab is focused on developmental, bone and craniofacial biology research. The position is at the level of Research Aide . The successful candidate must be able to work in a team setting and overall be neat and organized.

The duties will include, but are not limited to: performing routine experimental procedures using avian eggs (including setting, windowing, staging, injecting, surgeries, tool making, supporting a clean environment), keeping a thorough lab notebook, ordering supplies, scheduling lab meetings, helping to keep the lab benches clean and supplied, autoclaving, sectioning and paraffin embedding, making and changing solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

Previous research lab experience in biological sciences.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field.

Full Time/Part Time

Part Time (approximately 10-20 hours per week), non-benefit eligible, unranked, non-tenture track, academic position.


Commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately; position will remain opened until filled.

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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