Research Associate I - PART-TIME - Biochemistry
Medical College of Wisconsin - Wauwatosa, WI

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POSITION PURPOSE Under minimal supervision, uses fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to perform complex scientific research. ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1. Design and perform lab procedures and experiments with minimal supervision. 2. Manage and operate lab equipment. 3. Train new employees in lab procedures. 4. Participate in meetings with principle investigator and research staff and evaluate/interpret the validity of data, develop methodologies, evaluate lab procedures. 5. Retrieve information from library and computerized databases; assist in preparation of manuscripts and presentations. 6. Introduce new techniques in lab. 7. Maintain supplies, may negotiate with vendors, track purchase orders. 8. Maintain equipment, perform/supervise repairs and update computer hardware and software. OTHER DUTIES Perform other duties as assigned.

        MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis Education: Masters Degree in scientific field Experience: 0 years experience required Certifications/Licenses: None KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Knowledge of scientific approach and methodologies. Ability to develop and follow research methodology and protocol. Careful execution of experiments and interpretation of the results . Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise. Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures. Ability to design, organize, and coordinate scientific research projects.

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