Molecular Imaging and Theranostics Center
We are accepting applications for a Research Specialist I in the
Molecular Imaging and Theranostics Center (MITC) at the University
of Missouri (https://mitc.missouri.edu/). The successful candidate
will be part of a research team working on developing new agents of
diagnostics and therapeutics for the treatment of cancer using a
multidisciplinary effort applying analytical chemistry,
radiochemistry, molecular imaging, metabolomics, and mathematical
modeling. Duties will include coordinating and carrying out
standard laboratory experiments for funded projects. Any query for
this position shall be directed to Dr. Van Ho by email
Key Duties Performed by This Position Will Include:
• Prepare specimens for metabolomics related research.
• Collect and analyze metabolomics-related research data.
• Perform radiolabeling experiments.
• Work collaboratively with Cell & Immunology Core (CIC) to
prepare materials for in vitro studies.
• Work collaboratively with other research specialists at the MITC
in performing in vitro and in vivo studies.
• Assist with ordering experimental supplies and materials.
Successful candidates will be persuasive communicators with
exceptional organizational and time management skills. They must
demonstrate the following durable skills: leadership, character,
collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking,
metacognition, mindfulness, growth mindset, and fortitude.
Additionally, customer service, confidentiality, integrity, and a
commitment university values in their activities.
Must be available for reliable and consistent onsite work.
$16.23 to $22.24/hour
Grade: GGS 7
University Title: Research Specialist I
Internal applicants can determine their university title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Monday-Friday, 8AM to 5PM
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
relevant experience and at least 1 year of experience from which
comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Experience working with analytical instruments (e.g., HPLC, LC-MS),
metabolomics analyses or animal studies is preferred.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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