At the present time, we are seeking to hire 4 Research Analysts. As a Research Analyst within the Department of Surgery, working with the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME), you will assist the Principal Investigators in conducting a wide range of complex experiments requiring expertise in the application and adaptation of numerous research techniques and procedures. Additionally, you will oversee the completion of a major segment of an experimental procedure and tissue/blood/fluid analysis including clinical samples, will assist in preparing completed reports or analyses, and supervise/guide lower level research personnel. You will also oversee the proper maintenance of laboratory equipment and be responsible for maintaining knowledge of scientific trends.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform a wide range of difficult laboratory and research tests using standard and special procedures, equipment, examinations and analyses.
Maintain knowledge of scientific trends through readings, conferences, and seminars. Review literature to identify suitable procedures and methods.
Assist in preparing completed research reports or analyses on each project phase. Direct or participate in the tabulation and computation of project results. Write results of experiments.
Supervise and train research technicians in standard procedures, methods and techniques.
With the approval of the Principal Investigator, modify procedures and techniques to meet identified special needs.
Maintain safety records and obtain special permits as required.
Supervise the set-up and maintenance of standard and/or specialized apparatus or laboratory equipment.
Serve as a resource to other laboratory personnel. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Master's degree in science; OR bachelor's degree in science and three years of research experience.
Training and experience in embedded tissue and analysis of wound samples, high volume of histology work, wound and Regenerative Medicine research work, immunohistochemistry staining on wound tissue sections, and data analysis.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able to perform essential job functions with or without accommodation.
Equipment utilized: Bright field and fluorescent & confocal microscope, microtome, embedding center, tissue processor, PCR, Western blot, and cell culture.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3RS
Job Function: Research
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