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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Undergraduate Research Assistant (Skills Lab Assistant) - Department of Ortho an in Iowa City, Iowa

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Skills Lab Assistant) - Department of Ortho and Rehab Posting ID123614DepartmentOrthopaedics and Rehabilitation/Carver College of MedicineJobcodeAc/Sci Res ActWorking TitleUndergraduate Research Assistant (Skills Lab Assistant) - Department of Ortho and RehabDetailsThe Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is looking for an undergraduate research assistant to work on an as needed basis to perform a variety of laboratory tasks, order lab supplies for the department's clinical skills lab. This position will report to the lab's research specialist. This position will work with cadaver specimens.Responsibilities will include:Cadaveric specimen ordering and receipt.Maintaining specimen inventory logs.Set up specimens and equipment for surgical laboratory research.Provide clean up services following surgical laboratory activities.Coordinate surgical laboratory use with medical students, Orthopedic faculty and residents, and industry representatives.Order and maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including surgical trays from the UIHC Main Operating Room and Ambulatory Surgery Center.Create and maintain laboratory scheduling, monthly cleaning, and cadaveric cremation.Assist with the Department of Orthopedics PGY-1 Surgical Skills Month and Boot Camp curriculum, as well as the PGY-2 Skills Week and weekly scope and anatomy curriculum.Disposal of biohazard and sharps materials.Required Skills:Pursuing Bachelor's degree in Human Physiology, Biology, or another related STEM field.Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology.Ability to multitask, perform task independently, and prioritize projects in order to meet deadlines.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Desired Qualifications:Working knowledge of infection control and specimen processing.Previous experience working with cadaveric specimens in a laboratory setting.Previous bench laboratory experience.Basic Biological Safety Training.Hazardous Waste for Lab Training.Lab Chemical Safety Training.Personal Protective Equipment Training.Additional Requirements:Must be currently registered as a student at the University of Iowa.To apply for the position please send a resume to Sarah Burnett sarah-burnett@uiowa.edu. Cover letter not required, but highly encouraged.Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.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.ContactSARAH BURNETTEmail: sarah-burnett@uiowa.eduApplication InstructionsTo apply for the position please send a resume to Sarah Burnett sarah-burnett@uiowa.edu. Cover letter not required, but highly encouraged.Ad Start Date04/09/2021Ad End Date04/25/2021The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. 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.

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