Research Associate 1-B/H

(Ref#: R11894 )

The Ohio State University

  • Lab Technician
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

Job Title:

Research Associate 1-B/H


Medicine | School Biomedical Sciences Microbial Infection and Immunity

Job Description

Research Associate 1-B/H participates in planning, design, execution, and management of research projects in a foundational (basic) biological/health science research laboratory investigating the regulation of innate immune signal transduction and gene expression programs in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity; participates in developing and implementing goals and objectives of studies; designs and executes complex laboratory experiments; performs advanced molecular biology, cell culture, and biochemistry research techniques and procedures including microscopy and flow cytometry; manages mouse colony including breeding and genotyping; collects, analyzes and interprets research data; assists with development and implementation of new and/or revised research methodologies and techniques; tests experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods and make recommendations for utilization; assists in establishment of controls, criteria and research standards; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to research being undertaken; assists in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at national and conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents; assists principal investigator in the preparation of proposals to obtain new or renewal of extramural funding in support of research; coordinates laboratory activities and work assignments of postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and laboratory research staff; oversees and coordinates periodic maintenance and testing of laboratory equipment; performs additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Education Required

Master's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with a Major in biological sciences

Required Qualifications

A Masters degree in an appropriate biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; ability to translate, adapt and apply academic and/or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is required; experience in a biological/health research capacity is required; experience with molecular biology, cell culture, and biochemistry techniques desired; experience with animal handling and husbandry desired. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.

Additional Information:


Biomedical Research Tower (0112)

Position Type:


Scheduled Hours:



First Shift

Salary Grade:

Health System Hourly 017

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

The Ohio State University

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.

Education Requirement:
Master's Degree
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