Become a member of our team – a team that is changing medicine and changing lives. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Pathology is seeking a Research Assistant to conduct research using histotechnology applications, procedures and techniques that ae functions in the Histology Research Laboratory (HRL), a research Core in the Department of Pathology. Particular areas of expertise include Histology and Immunohistochemistry, but other techniques are used and may be added as they become available. Additional aspects may include general laboratory support as directed by the HRL supervisor. Duties to include:
Assists Core Supervisor and Pathologists in the execution of research projects.
Performs histology techniques and procedures.
Performs procedures in the fields of immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence.
Documents projects, procedures and protocols.
Contributes to the functioning of the laboratory.
Represents the HRL Core to clientele.
Participate in routine laboratory safety and the maintenance of lab equipment
For a complete listing of job qualifications and to apply for this position, please visit our website at http//jobs.uiowa.edu, reference requisition #21002630. Applicable background checks will apply.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Requires a Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent combination of education and experience and the ability to apply and translate this knowledge to biological research.
Experience with histotechnology applications.
Excellent written and interpersonal verbal communication skills are required.
Experience with Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Highly Desirable Qualifications
Consistent attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to effectively prioritize projects to consistently meet deadlines.
Experience with handling animal and/or human tissues.
Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is $38,439.00/year. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Internal Number: 21002630
About University of Iowa Health Care
The Department of Pathology is part of UI Health Care, a comprehensive health sciences center that serves Iowa and the region, as well as patients referred from the United States and overseas. We are proud of our reputation for excellence in patient care, education and research. There is a long history of accomplishments in this storied department and we aim to build on this rich history toward continued excellence in the future. All these accomplishments are the fruits of the efforts of the faculty and staff in the department, who approach our mission with singular dedication, and the rich environment of UI Health Care that nurtures such success. https://medicine.uiowa.edu/pathology/
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