Research Associate, Cardiovascular Medicine Laboratory

Connecticut, United States
02 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Bargaining Unit None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type Full time

Duration Type Regular

Compensation Grade Clinical & Research

Compensation Grade Profile Research Associate 1 MS (22)

Work Location Medical School Campus

Worksite Address 10 Amistad Street
New Haven, CT 06519

Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Searchable Job Family Research/Support

Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5

Position Focus:

Under the direction of PI, Research Associate 1, MS will provide research project support in Cardiovascular Medicine Laboratory at 10 Amistad Street, which focuses on studying the role of complement using humanized disease models. The successful applicant will work closely to support the efforts of the section to include the PI and all other staff to develop projects which will form the basis for extramural funding applications.

Essential Duties

  1. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a higher-level authority.
  2. Investigates, analyzes, and reaches preliminary scientific conclusions related to research planning
  3. Ensures data results are compiled, analyzed, and presented properly.
  4. Analyzes, develops and interprets scientific results. Maintains clear documentation of results. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports.
  5. Performs independent research and laboratory techniques and participates in experimental research planning.
  6. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, research assistants, graduate students, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety officers, and Animal Care personnel to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the laboratory.
  7. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions, staff at biotechnology and reagents companies to consult on research methods and to keep abreast of product information and developments.
  8. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical and advocacy skills.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability in cell culture and aspetic technique.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Demonstrated ability in molecular cloning.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated ability in mouse breeding and handling.

Background Check Requirements

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