Research Assistant III

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Research and Laboratory

Position Title

Research Assistant III


Pharmaceutical Sciences


College of Pharmacy

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Atlanta, GA

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Under supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), this position is expected to coordinate and conduct lead-level research on vascular biology involving a range of biochemical, cell, and molecular biology and physiology techniques. This position will be involved in a multidisciplinary cardiovascular research environment, and will be responsible for conducting research using live tissue, primary and immortalized smooth muscle, and endothelial cell lines.

Other responsibilities include ordering chemicals/supplies and maintaining inventories; troubleshooting equipment; developing, documenting, and maintaining protocols and helping the PI in the overall smooth operation of the lab.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a related field and 3 years of research related experience of which some must have been in a lead capacity, OR a master's degree in pharmacology, physiology, or related field and 1 year of research related experience of which some must have been in a lead capacity is required. A master's degree is preferred. Prior experience in pressurized artery myography, Western blotting, and confocal imaging is preferred. Must have experience with Microsoft Office, CorelDraw, and SigmaPlot. Must have familiarity with PCR surgical techniques and a record of research accomplishments, along with a knowledge of cell signaling.  The successful candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Externally Funded

This is a one year appointment and continued employment is contingent up availability of funds.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

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