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Research Associate
University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas
 
 
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Date Posted 09/19/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Department:
SOM KC Cancer Center Administration

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KMCRI-Transgenic
Position Title:
Research Associate
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
Classification created to permit compensation to individuals performing research on Campus and in the Medical Center using University facilities without detailed supervision. Incumbents may guide the research of others.
Job Description:

Engineering of novel cell lines and cell culture experiments in core setting.  Assist in animal support procedures for the generation of genetically modified animals in research core laboratory.  Perform molecular studies using PCR genotyping, recombinant DNA methods. 

Weekend work will be required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field.

  • Work Experience: Experience in mammalian cell culture and sterile technique in a research laboratory setting. Experience with nucleic isolation, PCR, and other molecular biological techniques in a research laboratory setting.  Experience in handling mice as research models.

  • Skills: Strong work ethic, effective communication skills, and willingness to work in a dynamic collaborative environment.   Demonstrated ability to conduct research and to work in a group setting with minimal supervision. Basic computer operation skills, including word processing and data input.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in biological sciences or related field.

  • Work Experience: 5+ years work experience in an active research laboratory setting. Pluripotent stem cell culture experience.  Experience in mouse surgical techniques and preimplantation embryo manipulation.

  • Skills: Knowledge of database management.  Understanding of regulatory aspects of research.  Knowledge of mouse genetics, genetic engineering, developmental and reproductive biology, and cancer biology. 


Job Duties Outlined:

  • Genetic manipulation of cell lines.  Maintenance and differentiation of cell lines via extended culture experiments with minimal supervision.

  • Molecular biology experiments including use of CRISPR genome editing tools under minimal supervision. Analysis of PCR reactions.  Analysis of DNA sequencing.    Isolation of nucleic acids and protein and their analysis.  Design and generation of constructs using recombinant DNA methods.

  • Communicate with Director, staff, and diverse collaborators for experimental design planning and strategies.

  • Work in coordination with other members of the lab staff to maintain adequate laboratory supplies as instructed by supervisor.  Coordinate with supervisor in regulatory paperwork regarding research compliance.  Effectively work with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and research staff.

  • Handling mice, administering hormone injections, monitoring stocks, preimplantation embryo manipulation, isolation of mouse tissues, mouse survival surgery, cryopreservation.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by Director.


Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV AND Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Regular
Time Type:
Full time
Pay Rate Type:
Salary
Pay Grade:
A09
Pay Range:

Minimum

41493

Midpoint

51867

Maximum

62240

Department:
SOM KC Cancer Center Administration

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KMCRI-Transgenic
Position Title:
Research Associate
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
Classification created to permit compensation to individuals performing research on Campus and in the Medical Center using University facilities without detailed supervision. Incumbents may guide the research of others.
Job Description:

Engineering of novel cell lines and cell culture experiments in core setting.  Assist in animal support procedures for the generation of genetically modified animals in research core laboratory.  Perform molecular studies using PCR genotyping, recombinant DNA methods. 

Weekend work will be required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field.

  • Work Experience: Experience in mammalian cell culture and sterile technique in a research laboratory setting. Experience with nucleic isolation, PCR, and other molecular biological techniques in a research laboratory setting.  Experience in handling mice as research models.

  • Skills: Strong work ethic, effective communication skills, and willingness to work in a dynamic collaborative environment.   Demonstrated ability to conduct research and to work in a group setting with minimal supervision. Basic computer operation skills, including word processing and data input.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in biological sciences or related field.

  • Work Experience: 5+ years work experience in an active research laboratory setting. Pluripotent stem cell culture experience.  Experience in mouse surgical techniques and preimplantation embryo manipulation.

  • Skills: Knowledge of database management.  Understanding of regulatory aspects of research.  Knowledge of mouse genetics, genetic engineering, developmental and reproductive biology, and cancer biology. 


Job Duties Outlined:

  • Genetic manipulation of cell lines.  Maintenance and differentiation of cell lines via extended culture experiments with minimal supervision.

  • Molecular biology experiments including use of CRISPR genome editing tools under minimal supervision. Analysis of PCR reactions.  Analysis of DNA sequencing.    Isolation of nucleic acids and protein and their analysis.  Design and generation of constructs using recombinant DNA methods.

  • Communicate with Director, staff, and diverse collaborators for experimental design planning and strategies.

  • Work in coordination with other members of the lab staff to maintain adequate laboratory supplies as instructed by supervisor.  Coordinate with supervisor in regulatory paperwork regarding research compliance.  Effectively work with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and research staff.

  • Handling mice, administering hormone injections, monitoring stocks, preimplantation embryo manipulation, isolation of mouse tissues, mouse survival surgery, cryopreservation.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by Director.


Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV AND Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Regular
Time Type:
Full time
Pay Rate Type:
Salary
Pay Grade:
A09
Pay Range:

Minimum

41493

Midpoint

51867

Maximum

62240
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