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

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Washington D.C.
Mar 22, 2018
Mar 31, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University's Department of Medicine is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence built upon the legacies of leaders in cardiology, hematology and oncology, nephrology nephrology 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 Assistant for the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a quality assurance or research setting. S/he assists the Principal Investigator with data collection and data analysis. Reporting to and working directly with the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees general laboratory technical responsibilities with an emphasis on performing molecular biology assay and biomarker testing.
  • Executes animal model, experiment, and tissue collection. 
  • Assists the PI or undertakes microvascular studies when necessary.
  • Performs required tests with provided equipment, laboratory cleaning and maintenance.
  • Harvests tissue as well as collects blood and urine from mice and other various animal husbandry methods.
  • Undertakes human physiological studies under the supervision of the principal investigator, with training on each instrument being provided.
  • Analyzes data and inputs tests record.
  • Maintains and ensures accurate test records within appropriate databases.


  • BS in medical or science related field
  • Experience related to the duties of the position

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