University of Utah Research Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 01/17/2019

Requisition Number PRN19395B

Job Title Research Associate

Working Title Research Associate

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday with occasional weekends as needed by the lab.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01337 - Molecular Medicine Program

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20000 to 65000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Seeking conscientious, self-motivated, enthusiastic and experienced scientist to join our team in a friendly and collaborative environment.

Develops research projects and is responsible for scientific design, conduct and interpretation, presenting results and publishing manuscripts.

Responsibilities

1. Develops scientific research projects and acts as a principal investigator or co-principal investigator.

2. Researches and stays current with project related scientific literature.

3. Sets up new methods or assays to accomplish scientific objectives.

4. Identifies and implements creative solutions to overcome problems.

5. Organizes, interprets data and derives study conclusions.

6. Manages and trains research staff to achieve research goals.

7. Collaborates with internal and external investigators.

8. Summarizes results of studies in the form of scientific abstracts and manuscripts.

9. Serves as a resource to provide scientific information needed for various initiatives.

10. Contributes to teaching activities by preparing and presenting educational seminars.

11. Assists with grant preparation by researching background, significance and planning statistics.

12. Attends national conferences and presents results of clinical studies.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

We are interested in osmoregulation, ion transport and the regulation of ion channels and transporters by kinases in a variety of physiological and pathophysiological processes. Prior experience in any of the following areas is beneficial, but applicants with a strong track record in other areas will also be considered: ion transport or osmoregulatory physiology; Drosophila genetics; molecular biology.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.