University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Requisition ID 
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
COM Internal Med Endo
Posted Date 
Post End Date 

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The Research Fellow will work under direct supervision of the PI to support ongoing research projects focused on endocrinology disorders.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Leave Time:
    • 11 Paid holidays annually
    • Vacation leave varies by position and status
    • 12 days of sick leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary: Neg.


In coordination with other members in endocrinology, the Research Fellow will play a critical role in support of the research. The Research Fellow will be responsible for project-specific record keeping and data analysis as well as safety and compliance.

-Interviewing and screening patients for study eligibility, functioning under the guidance of the PI and senior research leadership. 

-Collecting, entering, and analyzing data.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in Microsoft Office and Statistics.

- Lab maintenance, to include placing orders for replacement supplies, maintaining lab databases, and ensuring lab compliance with institutional safety policies.


Ability to Follow Oral Instruction, Read and Write

High School, GED, or formal educational equivalent; plus 6 years of research experience OR Baccalaureate Degree, with a major in Biology or related field; plus 2 years of research experience


Preferred Qualifications: 

Without compensation (WOC) appointment at Little Rock VA preferred.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Occasionally
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Quiet
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None