Essential Functions: Job DescriptionAnti-infective research laboratory (ARL) is looking for a research assistant to work under biosafety level 2 conditions with mammalian and bacterial cell cultures.Essential Functions (Job Duties):1.Assist in data collection, antimicrobial susceptibility, organism population analysis testing and molecular evaluation including the performance and development of bacterial molecular studies. Experience in the following areas are of interest:a.PCRb.RT-PCRc.Sequencingd.PFGEe.Cell culture (mammalian/bacterial)2.Maintain research records including methods and procedures for Anti-Infective Research Laboratory (ARL)3.Maintain and assist the research fellows with media preparation, model preparation and the maintenance and cleaning/sterilizing of the ARL4.Assist with the ordering/accounting and tracking of all laboratory supplies and equipment including the maintenance of equipment for the ARL5.Contribute in the laboratory training of research fellows, research assistants, technicians and students assigned to the ARL6.Maintain/update electronic records and cataloging of all ARL bacterial isolates, susceptibility and molecular results for ongoing projects including multi-center projects involving phenotypic screening, susceptibility and molecular testing of clinical bacterial isolates.7.Maintain safety records and assist personnel with appropriate University required safety certification8.Perform antimicrobial in vitro bacterial time kill assessment and assist in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic model experiments9.Perform routine data evaluation including statistical analysis10.Assist with Human Investigation Committee applications and amendment for clinical studies carried out by the ARL11.Contribute to the research team in a manner conductive to the success of the research projects. This includes assisting in data preparation for scientific presentation and publication.
Qualifications: 1.Bachelor's of Science or Master's Degree in Microbiology 2.Previous experience in microbiology/molecular biology research environment preferred3.Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks4.Excellent organization skills and attention to detail to oversee study progress5.Strong computer skills, data management, Microsoft office, graphing programs, statistical analysis?etc.
Internal Number: 76_205248
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