The Research Assistant will provide support for a basic science research laboratory in the Department of Pediatrics. Applicant will be responsible for performing in vitro and in vivo experiments (tissue culture, DNA and protein purification, qPCR, PCR, Western Blotting, mice tumor assays etc.) as directed by the supervisor and general laboratory maintenance (ordering supplies, laboratory cleaning and organizing, stocking solutions, dish-washing, sterilization of reagents and supplies).
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary: offered commensurate with experience
Bachelor’s Degree plus three years of direct lab related experience, particularly in biochemistry, molecular-biology or related field.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).