RESEARCH ASSISTANTRequisition # 72973Position BasicsWorking TitleRESEARCH ASSISTANTAdvertising Ends on:Tuesday, June 26th, 2018Advertising Started on:Tuesday, June 12th, 2018Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$37,686.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionSpecified Term: A staff member may be appointed to term status for a specific term not to exceed three years in order to accomplish a specific purpose or when the duration of funding is limited or unknown.Duties:Provide support for research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory research. Culture transformed cell culture lines and culture freshly dissociated primary cells in a research core laboratory; functional dissection skills required for freshly isolated tissues from human and animal models. Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.Education Required:A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.Experience Required:Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.Experience training student workers is required.Experience performing recombinant DNA techniques, including PCR, cloning, and construction of plasmids is required.Experience performing studies using various plasmids and viruses for the expression of transgenes in cell culture and animal models is required.Experience generating and analyzing large gene expression datasets is required.Experience maintaining a colony of mice and performing experiments that include behavioral and surgical procedures is required.Desirable Qualifications:Experience translating and interpreting data and assisting in the planning of data presentations is highly desirable.Online Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires a full online application.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.References:References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.Number of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Stacy M Pruter - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineGeneral Hospital220 Hawkins DriveSE322 GHIowa City, IA 52242For information about applying for P&S positions, please go toProfessional and Scientific Position Application ProceduresThe qualifications for the positions are listed in the job advertisement.Equivalent combinations of education and related work experience may be considered. The salary listed indicates the minimum for the pay grade to a level commensuratewith qualifications and experience. To review P&S or SEIU pay schedules or for acomplete classification description go to theUniversity of Iowa Compensation andClassification web site.The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and