Department of Ophthalmology (School of Medicine)
The Department of Ophthalmology seeks outstanding candidates for a
full-time Research Assistant position at the University of
Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. The selected candidate
will be responsible for assisting with ocular cell biology,
biochemistry and microscopy experiments as part of a newly
NIH-funded research project. This involves preparing biological and
other specimens for imaging and ocular cell biological and
biochemical testing and to acquire and analyze related data.
This position will assist in maintaining the ocular cell biology,
biochemistry and microscopy equipment, order routine supplies,
prepare technical reports and archive data.
To be considered for Research Assistant, Applicants must have
Full Time/Part Time
- Bachelor’s or equivalent degree
- 2 years of experience in cell biology methods and in microscopy
techniques. Experience in ocular cell biology is a preferred
This is Full time 12-month, benefit-eligible, unranked non tenure
Open until filled
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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