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Wayne State University Research Associate in Detroit, Michigan

Posting Number

045771

Position Title

Research Associate

Number of Vacancies

1

School/College/Division/Institutes/Centers

06 - School of Medicine

Primary Department

H0611-Neurology

Working Conditions

Typical work environment may include a laboratory and/or office environment. May require working non-standard business hours including evenings and weekends. May be required to travel to scientific conferences.

Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:WSU Covid-19 Website (https://wayne.edu/coronavirus)

Essential Functions (Job Duties)

Under the direction of the Principal Investigators, provide scientific and technical assistance to complete laboratory based and clinical research.

Perform laboratory based scientific techniques or clinical/population science (human subjects) research. Design and perform experiments, recruit participants for studies by developing surveys and interviewing candidates. Participate in implementing research objectives, ensuring compliance with all legal, regulatory and protocol guidelines. Assist staff with experiments /research protocols as required. Communicate with principal investigator and Postdoctoral scholars/fellows on the status of research.

Collect and log laboratory results, clinical outcomes and/or survey data. Evaluate and perform data analysis using graphs, charts or tables to highlight the key points of the research results collected in accordance with the research protocols as stipulated. Proofread and edit research data and documents to ensure accuracy.

Prepare and present presentations regarding research results for professional, scientific and academic conferences. Summarize and organize data results for submittal to academic and scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Write scientific manuscripts and other documents for publication. Fact-check, proofread, and edit research documents to ensure accuracy.

Maintain the laboratory work areas including routine maintenance on laboratory equipment as required. Order and organize required research supplies and records. Maintain cleanliness and organization of work station.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Unique Duties

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum 2 years job related experience required.

Requires advanced knowledge, predominantly intellectual in character, in a field of science or learning acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction.

Ability to work independently, analyze, summarize and interpret research findings in reports and communicate results. Knowledge of scientific integrity principles. Excellent time management and organization skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collaborative environment. Microsoft office software skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a related field of study preferred.

Experience performing basic research techniques, preferred.

Testing Requirements

Not Applicable

Test Scheduling

Job Type

Full-Time

Job Category

Research Assistants/Associates

Duration of Posting

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date

2021

Job Open Date

(When job is posted in the system)

08-25-2021

Job Close Date

(or until suitable candidate is found)

Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Is this position reposted?

No

Reposting Reason:

None (New Posting)

Application Information

Background Check Requirements

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.

Instructions for submitting your application:

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Salary (Minimum)

(Non-Academic Only)

Salary (Hire Max)

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Hourly Rate

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Salary Range

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Is Position Bump Ineligible?

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**NOTE: If 'Yes' is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a reduction of force.

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