STARK NEUROSCIENCES RES INST (IN-SNRI-IUINA)
The Stark Neurosciences Research Institute (SNRI) in the IU School of Medicine seeks a Laboratory Research Assistant to work within the MODEL-AD Center. The Laboratory Research Assistant will provide technical assistance in all aspects of animal model development, including but not limited to: mouse handling, surgeries and husbandry, imaging, preparation of reagents and biological samples, polymerase chain reaction genotyping, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, western blot, flow cytometry, behavioral analysis, tabulation and calculation of data
Founded in 2003, the SNRI's mission is to bring together the scientific community in a dynamic, collaborative organization that advances discovery of neuroscience-related disease mechanisms and therapeutic strategies, as well as disseminates and applies this knowledge to prevent, treat and cure disease. More information on the SNRI can be found here.
- Responsible for the initiation, monitoring, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex research studies.
- Organizes and implements data review and analysis.
- Oversees the proper handling of laboratory specimens including processes, shipping, storage, and documentation and transfer to designated central laboratories.
- Conducts data quality assurance practices.
- Prepares research summaries and assists in progress report development.
- Maintains laboratory work areas and supply inventory.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
- Bachelor's degree in science or health-related discipline
Working Conditions / Demands
- Proficient communication skills
- Maintains a high degree of professionalism
- Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
- Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
- Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Highly thorough and dependable
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work Location
Indianapolis, IndianaBenefits Overview
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
- Multiple plan options for medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
- Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
- Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
- Additional supplemental retirement plan options
- Tuition benefit for IU classes
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job Classification
Career Level: Intermediate
Job Function: Research
Job Family: Laboratory Research
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