Research Associate

Location
Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Posted
Sep 19, 2020
Closes
Oct 24, 2020
Ref
200000EL
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
This position requires extensive experience in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, and genetics. The position requires the ability to integrate these disciplines in performing laboratory experiments in animal models and in cell culture.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
This position requires extensive experience in molecular biology techniques, analysis of genetic diversity and immunohistochemistry. .

Functional Accountabilities

Performs laboratory work
1. Perform routine and non-routine tests as directed and required by the specific research program.
2. Record and check results for completeness and accuracy.
3. Perform tasks that may require familiarity with a variety of techniques and equipment.

Assists with project planning
1. Assist with planning specific research procedures, coordinate schedules of test and procedures.
2. Develop and troubleshoot new techniques and ideas.
3. Propose alternative experimental procedures for consideration by the principal investigator.

Maintains records
1. Maintain a log of work performed, compile and help analyze data, prepare charts, graphs, and results of studies.
2. Maintain all required records, reports, statistics etc.
3. Maintain and update department policies regarding procedures, objectives, safety etc.

Maintains office and/or laboratory supplies and equipment
1. Assist in care and maintenance of equipment, supplies, and work area.
2. Set up, calibrate, clean and perform routine maintainence on specialized laboratory equipment.
3. May sterilize and clean glassware and dispose of specimens, media and other materials, using appropriate procedures.

Conduct literature searches and reviews and write reports
1. Comply information form journals, and suggests uses for new techniques to the principal investigator.
2. Attend courses, lectures and conferences to further knowledge of research and laboratory techniques.
3. Write grants and proposals.

Organizational Accountabilities

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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