Research Associate, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine - Georgetown Un

Washington D.C.
Apr 05, 2017
May 19, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time
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Research Associate, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Department of Medicine is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence built upon the legacies of leaders in cardiology, hematology and oncology and gastroenterology. We are proud of this tradition of excellence and it is our goal today to further that reputation by remaining on the cutting edge of new developments in medical education, scientific and clinical investigation and, of course, clinical care. Central to our success is our commitment to scholarship at all levels of medical training.

The Research Associate performs research experiments to support ongoing projects supported by an NIH grant for “Renal Function and Thromboxane.”  Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Associate has duties that include but are not limited to:

Project support

  • Consults with researchers and determination of specific needs of projects.
  • Conducts evaluations of new project
  • Implements new projects.
  • Serves as a resource for support of the programmatic goals of the program.

Lab administration

  • Administers day-to-day laboratory organization and procedures for management of projects. Assigns staff responsibilities.
  • Sets priorities, determines job complexity, and problem solves.
  • Organizes scheduling of equipment use and assists researchers with equipment use including training.


  • Keeps records, and prepares reports.
  • Contributes to preparation of publications, and preparing and providing presentations.
  • Prepares concept proposals and grant applications for future projects under the direction of the PI.

Lab administration

  • Maintains laboratory supplies and inventory.
  • Ensures preventative maintenance and all necessary procedures are conducted to ensure that equipment is maintained in good operating conditions at all times. 
  • Keeps all appropriate records.
  • Maintains logs and archiving systems.
  • Responsible for billing procedures and expenditures of the program.
  • Conducts test procedures and obtains technical information from vendors about the use and applications of equipment.
  • Obtains price quotes.


  • Master's degree in animal or veterinarian sciences
  • 5+ years in advanced animal physiology studies
  • Advanced surgical skills and experience in live animal experimentation that requires continuous anesthesia
  • Specialized skills to perform renal function studies in vivo in anesthetized rats and mice

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