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Research Assistant/Central Lab Coordinator, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Company: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring Department The Department of Biomedical Sciences at (UMKC) University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Job Description The Department of Biomedical Sciences at UMKC's School of Medicine wants to recruit an outstanding candidate for a Research Assistant position to coordinate the central laboratory facilities and provide technical assistance with the ongoing research within the department. The duties of the research assistant will be to:Provide assistance to Central laboratory, monitoring equipment, chemical inventory, dry ice, distilled water, laboratory clearance, biohazard waste disposal, laboratory practice training, microscopy laboratory training.Perform biannual laboratory inspections.Provide research assistance to faculty at School of Medicine.Engage in training students in molecular and biochemical techniques, cell culture and research methodology and approaches.Assist in annual research events, such as poster sessions, conferences, seminar series.Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and three years basic science research experience. Full Time/Part Time Full-Time, benefit eligible, unranked/non-tenure track academic position. Initial contract is 12 months beginning Fall 2022. Application Instructions To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections:1. Name and Contact Information2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.). If you need technical assistance, please call (800) 488-5288. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.EEO IS THE LAWTo read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:EEO is the LawEnglish VersionEEO is the LawSpanish VersionEEO is the LawChinese VersionUMKC Statement on Diversity Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,Native Americanand Slaviccommunities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us. For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC's strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university's values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity.UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion.Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home. Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC's engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion. Roos Advocate for Community Change The Division of Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report Multicultural Student Affairs recblid z64x2yfbgel6aosxiawujyobgu64f3

Keywords: University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City , Research Assistant/Central Lab Coordinator, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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