Research Assistant, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, UMKC School of Dentistry 77586

University of Missouri

Kansas City, MO

Job posting number: #7195438

Posted: November 21, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The position will involve activities towards various laboratory research projects in the support of senior staff.

Duties may include...

Routine molecular biology and microbiological techniques, cell culture, basic protein analyses such as Western blotting
Occasional assistance with animal maintenance, including but not limited to genotyping and preparation of specimens for 3D imaging using micro-computed tomography (microCT) and/or optical projection tomography (OPT).
Assist with documentation related to the RA activities, laboratory maintenance and organization.
The successful person will be trained in all procedures with which they are unfamiliar and provided opportunities to learn new techniques.

The applicant is expected to be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic chemical safety, be a good listener and communicator, follow instructions with precision and care, as well as exhibit a willingness to learn.

Some hands-on experience in a laboratory and/or professional setting is preferable.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in life sciences (demonstrable understanding of biology, chemistry, or anatomy)

Full Time/Part Time
Full-Time, benefit eligible, unranked/non-tenure track academic position.

Range is $41,600 to $43,680 a year ($20-$21 an hour). Salary is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline
Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.

Application Instructions
Applicants must combine all application materials (a letter of interest, resume/CV, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].

For questions about the position, please contact [email protected] including the Job Identification number 49522 and name of the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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Job posting number:#7195438
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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