The University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Research Associate to join our growing research team. Responsibilities will include the following:
Independently perform laboratory maintenance and laboratory research activities required by the study(s). Leads the development and execution of project research studies and revises experimental plans in collaboration with the PI.
Provide day-to-day laboratory operations oversight on her specific project, monitor spending to ensuring quality control and safety compliance. Identify and address issues and deficiencies and implements effective solutions.
Assemble and assist with literature research, editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations and computer graphics for publication.
Compile, analyze, and interpret research data using various relevant computer software applications. Present research findings at national meetings.
Perform directorial duties such as: training and guiding students and/or other laboratory personnel; develops policies, procedures and/or methods for laboratory experimentation; and ordering supplies.
With added experience gain adequate knowledge to write scientific papers and submit research grants.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of research techniques and ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications.
Skill in animal care and handling.
Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making independent decisions or judgments.
Ability to network with and provide information to key groups and individuals.
Ability to work in collegial fashion with co-workers in the lab group.
Provide guidance and consultation to resolve issues in area of responsibility.
Ability to independently perform research in a laboratory setting.
Ability to lead research activities and perform various advanced procedures.
Skill in programming statistical and data analysis using statistical software as well as spreadsheet and database software applications.
Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions.
Design research studies and prepare technical procedures and reports.
Knowledge and assurance of compliance issues related to laboratory activities
PhD or MD required
Experience in laboratory research required
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Jun 12, 2019
Internal Number: 125441
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.