Research Assistant, School of Medicine, 39055

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, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time


Hiring Department

School of Medicine - Department of Ophthalmology

Job Description

The Department of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualification: To be considered for Research Assistant, Applicants must have a
• 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 qualification

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit-eligible

Application Deadline

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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