Research Assistant, Cancer Biology

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

ID: 7121714
Posted: January 20, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Overview
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

The Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is seeking a self-motivated individual to assist in the research on tumor and vascular diseases under the direction of Dr. Yanbo Fan.

The incumbent will assist with the coordination of laboratory projects or research studies in a particular discipline, makes independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience.
Essential Functions
Perform experiments and records data according to research protocols.
Interpret data and assist in judging validity of data. May perform statistical and graphical analysis of data.
May assist in animal colony management and animal husbandry.
Apply research principals for less complex assignments.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Additional Qualifications Considered
BS or MS degree in Physiology, Pharmacology, Molecular Cellular Biology, and other Biological Sciences, or in a related field with experience and strong interest in laboratory research.
Prior experience with animal studies, western blot, immunohistochemistry, or RT-PCR is a plus.
Previous experience and knowledge with cell culture, protein, DNA and RNA purification, animal surgery and mouse colony management are advantageous.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.