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Research Associate

Posted by: NYITCOM

Posted date: Oct-07-2018

Location: Old Westbury, NY

A NIH-funded Research Associate position is available at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM). The primary objective of this position is to support research into basic mechanisms of vascular calcification and atherosclerosis (PMC4845279, PMC5638543). 

Applicants with an Associate or BS degree in Life Sciences or a related discipline are encouraged to apply. Prior hand-on experience is not required, but it is preferred that a candidate worked with pre-clinical models of human disease and is familiar with histology.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (1) maintaining a small research colony; including genotyping by PCR - 40% effort; (2) routine histological analyses to support multiple ongoing experiments; including tissue processing, serial sectioning, staining, microscopy, and image analysis - 40% effort; (3) implement new laboratory procedures or modifications to existing protocols under supervision; including documenting standard operating procedures - 15% effort. Additional duties include ordering supplies and complying with lab safety regulations (5% effort). 

The successful candidate must be able to seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties; recognize problems as they occur; and through the application of appropriate procedures determine or recommend the appropriate solution; ask questions when in doubt and utilize reference sources/materials to endure accuracy.

This is a 12-months full-time position at a $38,000 - $45,000 annual pay scale with a possibility of extension pending competitive funding. Please send your CV and a cover letter to Dr. Savinova via email (osavinov(at)nyit.edu) with a subject line in reference to RA#1200.

Job Title Research Associate
Post Details
Email osavinov(at)nyit.edu
Employer's Website www.nyit.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Other
Job Classification Job Classification -> Research Associate
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Old Westbury, NY
Key Words cardiovascular research assistant
Start Date October 1st 2018
Salary $38,000-$45,000
Deadline Dec-01-2018