RESEARCH ASSISTANTRequisition # 72856Position BasicsWorking TitleRESEACH ASSISTANTAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, May 16th, 2018Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Otolaryngology-Head & Neck SurgerySalarySalary:$37,313.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionSpecified Term: A staff member may be appointed to term status for a specific term not to exceed three years in order to accomplish a specific purpose or when the duration of funding is limited or unknown.Duties:Perform clinical testing with the CDS renal team and performing research and development. The Research Assistant will work with frozen serum and plasma samples received into the Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories - Clinical Diagnostics Services (MORL CDS) for Functional and Biomarker testing. The RA will perform sample accessioning, aliqouting, perform assays, report results, maintain inventory and quality management for the CDS.Education Required:A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience Required:Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.Experience with ELISA, protein isolation and quantification, protein electrophoresis is required.Knowledge of protein purification and immunology is required.Knowledge of molecular biology such as PCR, DNA/RNA techniques is required.Demonstrated strong organizational and computer skills are required.Flexibility and ability to multitask is required.Excellent time management is required.Desirable Qualifications:Experience working with mice is highly desirable.Experience with computer software applications including Microsoft Access or File Maker Pro databases is highly desirable.Experience with serum or plasma handling is highly desirable.Experience with complement assays is highly desirable.Online Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires a full online application.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.References:References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.Number of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Stacy M Pruter - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineGeneral Hospital220 Hawkins DriveSE322 GHIowa City, IA 52242For information about applying for P&S positions, please go toProfessional and Scientific Position Application ProceduresThe qualifications for the positions are listed in the job advertisement.Equivalent combinations of education and related work experience may be considered. The salary listed indicates the minimum for the pay grade to a level commensuratewith qualifications and experience. To review P&S or SEIU pay schedules or for acomplete classification description go to theUniversity of Iowa Compensation andClassification web site.The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities