RESEARCH ASSISTANTRequisition # 69884Position BasicsWorking TitleRESEARCH ASSISTANTAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Tuesday, October 4th, 2016Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$18.11 - $20.70/hrPay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:50%Type of PositionTemporary: A staff member may serve in temporary status in a continuous appointment of not more than one year to meet an emergency or temporary need of the University. Employees in this classification will not be eligible for University Benefits.Duties:Provide support for the general operation of the diagnostic and research subdivisions of the VA Diagnostic Immunology Lab. Areas of responsibility include conducting clinical and research experiments on human samples, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, maintenance and knowledge of the equipment used in the operation of the VA Diagnostic Immunology Lab.Education Required:A Bachelor's degree, or a Medical Technology degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required.Experience Required:Experience preparing buffer solution and common molecular biological regents is required.Experience doing PCR and ELISA is required.Experience using flow cytometry is required.Experience using radioactive materials and biohazard regents is required.Experience in quality control / quality assessment of equipment, procedures and tests is required.Ability to perform data collection, reporting and analysis is required.Experience utilizing a microscope is required.Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.Desirable Qualifications:Understanding of T-lymphocyte functions and assessment is desirable.Understanding of immunology principles is 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 MedicineMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER501 NEWTON RD310 MRCIOWA CITY, IA 52242For information about applying for P&S positions, please go to Professional 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. To review P&S or SEIU pay schedules or for a complete classification description go to the University of Iowa Compensation and Classification 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 may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and S