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Part-Time Research Assistant, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, 79499

Employer
University of Missouri Kansas City
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Type
Part Time
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Hiring Department

The Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry is seeking a part time Research Assistant.

Job Description

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage mouse colony (setting up breeding pairs, weaning, and sexing pups, weighing mice, microchipping, retiring of mouse colonies, etc.).
  • Perform genotyping for various mouse lines
  • Write technical reports and maintain detailed laboratory notebook
  • Assist with tissue collection, processing, embedding, sectioning, staining, collecting, and analyzing the data
  • Other general lab duties could be assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (or) currently enrolled undergraduate biology/chemistry major or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in Biological Science, Biochemistry, Molecular, Biology or related fields
  • Preference with previous handling of mice
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, high attention to detail, and great communication skills


Full Time/Part Time

Part-time, 60% FTE (average of 20-25 hours per week), non-benefit-eligible, unranked, non-tenure track, academic position.

Salary

$15.00 to $19.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

Shift

Daily work schedule is flexible and negotiable (Preferably 4-5 hours per day, Monday to Friday).

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately; position will remain open 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.).

If you need technical assistance, please call (800) 488-5288.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

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UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website: http://info.umkc.edu/diversity/

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in theAbout UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on ourcareers page.

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