Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.The Department of Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy has an outstanding opportunity for a highly-motivated Research Scientist/Engineer I. Under the guidance of the Lab Manager and Principal Investigators, the Research Scientist/Engineer I will be responsible for performing specialized and complex lab tests, experiments and basic surgical procedures for investigational studies for preclinical neurotherapeutic drug development. While this position will generally follow established standard operating procedures of the research laboratory, the incumbent should be highly flexible and work well in a dynamic research environment. Strong attention to detail is required.Responsibilities include:Assists the Principal Investigator in the implementation and performance of experimental protocols and procedures, as well as the modification of existing techniques for the collection of data.Reviews scientific journals, abstracts and other literature concerning experimental procedures, confers with Principal Investigators concerning implementation of experimental procedures.Performs statistical calculations, basic data analysis and prepares reports summarizing experimental research results.Operates complex and highly specialized laboratory and surgical instruments and equipment in support of research activities for drug development; may instructs others in their use.Assist in the general development of research protocols, modifying and implementing procedures and records. Prepares research results for communication to Principal Investigators.Maintains a log of supplies used in procedures and experimental procedures.Acquires data for manuscript publication.Lead and review the work of laboratory personnelAttend lab meetings and research seminars as relevant to laboratory activitiesPrepare equipment and rooms for acute or chronic studies or procedures.Prepares other research duties as assigned.Desired skills:Excellent records-keeping ability and strong verbal and written communication skills. Works well in a fast-paced team environment.Excellent grasp of drug dosing and formulation procedures.Preference will be given to applicants with prior in vivo biomedical research experience in a training capacity.Work Requirements:Occasional need for flexible schedule, dependent on research needs; a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Neuroscience, Chemistry or other related scientific field, and at least 2 years' experience in a related area; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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