The Research Associate performs a variety of routine and specialized laboratory tests and experimental procedures for the purposes of original research which generally are within a well-defined body of scientific knowledge and typically contribute to larger research efforts of independent investigators. Establishes effective working relationships with the PI, lab members (e.g. students, postdocs, staff) and other scientists. Maintains data in laboratory notebooks/server, analyzes and interprets data, prepares written material and illustrations for publication, posters, and oral presentations, and maintains literature databases. Prepares weekly progress reports, participates in laboratory meetings, and attends department/institutional seminars. Enables smooth operation of the lab by keeping accurate and detailed records, maintaining clean and safe laboratory work area, ordering reagents/supplies and keeping records of shipments and invoices as needed, following biosafety guidelines and preparing biosafety reports to adhere to established institutional safety policies and procedures, including IACUC submissions.
Applicants must possess a Master’s degree and the equivalent of eighteen months of full-time professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical or scientific research environment; or Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of thirty months of full-time professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical or scientific research environment. The preferred candidate will have: professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical or scientific research environment outside of academic educational training; ability to perform immunology and molecular biology research to establish reciprocal role of microenvironment and epithelial cells on the process of lumenogenesis in a variety of experimental models, such as: 3D cell models, organoids, and mouse models of tumorigenesis; experience with lab management skills, such as: supply inventory management, project management, and lab finance management; excellent verbal and written communication skills; significant attention to detail and self-directed; strong customer service skills; ability to work in fast pace environment; take initiative; strong ability to multi-task and organize; ability to perform duties and problem solve with minimal supervision; and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and graphic design for presentations.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.