Research Assistant

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Research Assistant
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Job ID: 5071
Part-time Research Assistant - Department of Biology, College of Arts and Science, Miami University Oxford, Ohio. One year appointment, renewable dependent upon performance and funding.
Duties/Physical Demands:
Monitors animal health conditions and activities.
Supervises, oversees, and provides training for faculty, staff, and student employees.
Enforces and complies with IACUC requirements, federal regulations as described in the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
Keeps records and documents, and reports incidents to Director of the Animal Facility and Department Chair.
Works with the Director of the Animal Facility, Department Chair, and other staff to properly handle any issues that might impact on the use and care of animals within the facility.
May perform blood and sample collections, injections, and routine laboratory tests.
May assist and perform surgeries, treatments, post-surgical care and euthanasia for rodents.
May transport animals to and from laboratories.
May feed and water research animals.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or the equivalent of education and experience; proven animal research skills and independence; experience and knowledge in rodent surgeries, post-surgical care and research. Position requires flexibility to work some evening hours, weekends and holidays. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Hours Per Week/Percent Time:
12 months
Benefit Eligible:
Date to Begin Screening:
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Direct inquires to Dr. Shi at shih@miamioh.edu
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Criminal Background Check Required:
Post Offer, Pre-Employment Physical Examination:

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