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Research Associate 1, MS

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties

  1. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a higher-level authority. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and reaches preliminary scientific conclusions related to research planning 3. Ensures data results are compiled, analyzed, and presented properly. 4. Analyzes, develops and interprets scientific results. Maintains clear documentation of results. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 5. Performs independent research and laboratory techniques and participates in experimental research planning. 6. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, research assistants, graduate students, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety officers, and Animal Care personnel to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the laboratory. 7. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions, staff at biotechnology and reagents companies to consult on research methods and to keep abreast of product information and developments. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Position Focus:

Under the direction of the PI and the faculty members of the Strazzabosco lab in the Yale Liver Center, the individual will be required to provide technical support within a research laboratory studying the pathophysiology of biliary diseases. The position is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the laboratory. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a faculty member. The individual will perform independent research and laboratory techniques and participate in experimental research planning. Investigates, analyzes and interprets scientific results and present properly.

Supports the lab's research activities by performing a variety of procedures including but not limited to: specialized tissue and cell cultures (i.e primary cell, iPSC, organoids), protein/RNA extraction from cell and tissues, western blot analysis, qRT-PCR, animal experiments and imaging, mouse colonies maintenance and genotyping. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, faculty, post-docs and students to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure a safe operation of the lab. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions or staff at reagent companies to consult on research protocols and technical troubleshooting. May perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.

Keywords: Yale University, New Haven , Research Associate 1, MS, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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