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Full Job Title: Human Genetics - RESEARCH ASST II

Job Number: 86273

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 8-24-2016



DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Primary Investigator

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To conduct laboratory duties and research for an assigned division(s)/department(s) of a Medical Center. To perform experiments according to established procedures, to make accurate observations, to record test results, and to analyze data.

Responsibilities
·Perform Experiments and Record Data
Follow research protocol. Maintain accurate and detailed records of all laboratory work and experiments. Analyze data; perform statistical and graphical analysis of data. Design and execute daily laboratory experiments in coordination with senior laboratory personnel. Reproduces and evaluates techniques and results for accuracy. Apply standard protocols to specific experiments, research and improve current methods, and evaluate innovative techniques. Assists in training students and new/junior laboratory personnel in laboratory techniques and equipment operation.
·Lab Administration
Troubleshoot and correct erroneous results or problems with laboratory equipment. Reproduces and evaluates techniques and results for accuracy. Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment. Maintain cell cultures. Operate standard laboratory equipment. Use and maintains laboratory equipment appropriately. Responds to obviously erroneous results or problems with equipment. Assists in daily operations of the laboratory including answering phone, maintaining lab supplies, organization, and cleanliness.. Provides appropriate safety monitoring checks as assigned (radiation safety, biosafety, etc.).
·Customer Service - Relationship Management
Maintain/manage strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders. Respond to requests quickly and effectively. Identify and understand customer needs and expectations and meets them. Communicate any relevant information to clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders.
·Serve as a Resource I
Demonstrate competence in specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Effectively communicate with team members and contribute to their growth by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills. Stay abreast of changes in key systems. Serve as a resource to the department in specific area(s).

Skills & Competencies
·Clerical Abilities
Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Follow Instructions - Adv
Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions
·Scientific Terminology - Adv
Advanced knowledge of scientific terminology
·Computer Proficiency
Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access), e-mail, and internet
·Independence
Pursuing work with little supervision or assistance; directing one's own efforts
·Organization
Possess strong organization skills and attention to detail
·Time Management
Prioritization and time-management skills sufficient to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
·Analysis
Strong analytical skills with the ability to make judgments and recommendations based on statistical analysis
·Statistics - Intermediate
Familiarity with statistical software, statistical techniques, statistical process control principles, and graphical data display
·Problem Solving
Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution
·Lab Equipment
Ability to operate necessary laboratory instruments and equipment
·Research Methods - Basic
Working knowledge of research methods including measurement, data collection and validity issues
·Communication
Effective verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills

Required:
·Bachelor's Degree in a related field OR
·Associate's Degree in a specialized scientific discipline AND 2 years related experience OR
·High School Graduate OR Equivalent AND 4 years related experience OR
·The prior or current Principal Investigator can document extraordinary contributions that demonstrates an equivalent level of expertise
·Research laboratory experience with exposure to laboratory procedures, likely including instrumentation, tissue culture, and animal handling

Preferred:
·Undergraduate research experience

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