Research Assistant, Department of Human Science, School of Nursing and Health Studies (SNHS) - Geor
Research Assistant, Department of Human Science, School of Nursing and Health Studies (SNHS) - Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown's Department of Human Science offers an undergraduate human biology curriculum that is designed for students who wish to study the application of scientific discoveries in biology, chemistry, behavioral sciences, and population sciences to human health. The department recently launched a graduate-level certificate program in occupational and environmental health. The department's mission is to provide an active learning experience that extends well beyond the classroom. Our Shepard Lab is interested in understanding the role of glucose handling in health and disease, with a specific emphasis placed on the functions of “sensory receptors” in the kidney, liver and small intestine.
The Research Assistant maintains an independent bench research project and performs general laboratory maintenance. Reporting to the Principal Investigation, the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:
- Follows routine laboratory protocols and maintains an independent bench research project.
- Assists in the responsible care of laboratory animals.
- Maintains general laboratory organization and preparing solutions.
- Trains and/or assists graduate student researchers.
- Maintains effective communication with the PI.
- Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field
- Preference for experience working in a research laboratory
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