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KCOM - Undergraduate Physiology Summer 2024 Research Assistant (0.5 FTE)

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Job Details

KCOM - Undergraduate Physiology Summer 2024 Research Assistant (0.5 FTE)

Job Category: Laboratory
Requisition Number: KCOMU002775
Part Time
Kirksville, MO 63501, USAKirksville, MO 63501, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) is seeking three non-exempt Undergraduate Physiology Research Assistants for the summer of 2024 (June-August) on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. The successful applicants will work half-time in an undergraduate student research position and contribute to ongoing studies in the field of Alzheimer's disease research. Primary work will include the processing of animal tissue for western blotting and/or immunohistochemical analysis. Other duties entail microscopy, data analysis, and data dissemination in the form of posters and/or oral presentations at local/national conferences. This position is a 3-month NIH-funded position. Interested candidates should apply with a recent CV/resume and a cover letter detailing their interest and qualification for the position.

Major Job Duties
  • Experimentation (tissue processing, immunohistochemistry, western blot, etc.)
  • Microscopy
  • Data analysis
  • Data dissemination

  • High School plus one year college
  • Must have knowledge of general lab work
  • Knowledge in immunohistochemistry and/or western blotting is a plus
  • Must have good fine motor skills
  • Must be diligent


Required Verbal Communication Intermediate

Written Communication Intermediate

Interpersonal Intermediate

Self-Motivation Intermediate

Organizing Intermediate

Required Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well




High School or better.

Some college or better.


Preferred Prior laboratory experience is desired

Licenses & Certifications

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