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ASSISTANT CHEMIST(ASSISTANT CHEMIST)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: The University of Iowa PharmaceuticalsSalary: $34,297.00 - $41,000.00Advertising Ends On: 12/21/2017Job Duties: The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals, a division of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Chemist.  This position is responsible for qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses of raw materials, in-process samples and finished product.  The Assistant Chemist performs analyses using a combination of wet chemistry techniques and analytical instrumentation in accordance to FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) using standard operating procedures, USP, EP and FCC monographs, UIP or client supplied methods.                                  KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND TASKS Compliance Document legibly the procedures and results obtained in laboratory notebooks according to established regulatory guidelines. Assist in calibration and maintenance of instruments used in analysis according to regulatory guidelines. Interpret policies, regulations and guidelines to ensure compliance within area of assignment. Update existing or write SOP for routine analyses and basic scientific equipment as assigned. Analysis and Development Perform GC, HPLC and UV analysis under supervision. Enter and calculate results obtained in the above analysis in spreadsheets or databases. Prepare materials and solvents for analytical assays. Perform dissolution testing. Leadership Cross-train and provide assistance and back-up support with other assistant chemists and other staff as assigned in processes and procedures. Human Resources May provide functional supervision of staff, including training. Financial Responsibility May initiate purchasing requests for supplies and equipment. NOTE TO APPLICANT: The Assistant Chemist classification is in the Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Development job family. For more information about this job family, visit:https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PRG The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing the job.  Please contact Brenda Zobeck (brenda-zobeck@uiowa.edu) for a copy of the detailed job description. Note to applicant: The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be successful in performing the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard. The proficiency levels required for this position are at the basic and working levels. Please ensure that your resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications. For additional information on competencies, visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies. Basic Level of Proficiency - Uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties; may need some guidance on job duties; applies learning to recommend options to address unusual situations. Working Level of Proficiency- Successfully complete diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual situations. Please note regarding references:  Five professional references may be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.  Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



ASST RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINJobs@UIOWA

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: RadiologySalary: $48,546.00 - $82,380.00Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: HEALTH CARE JOB FUNCTION PURPOSE: Promote the University's research mission by supporting scientific, scholarly and creative activities through scientific inquiry, open discovery, dissemination of new knowledge, administering programs, procedures and policies to assure compliance and to advance research, technology commercialization, or economic development. HEALTH CARE JOB FAMILY/JOB FAMILY PURPOSE: Conduct highly technical and specialized scientific research by independently securing funding; performing research experiments, simulation and theoretical investigations; analyzing data; and disseminating research findings.  This job family requires the academic knowledge of a discipline that is associated with a doctoral degree or equivalent professional degree.  Incumbents must also demonstrate outstanding achievement in a field of research. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY The primary function of this position is to develop new MR imaging capabilities within the MR Research Facility. This will include the development of new imaging as well as spectroscopic techniques to study anatomy, function, and metabolism using both proton as well as other MR visible nuclei. In addition, this position will report the results from these efforts in scientific publications as well as support the writing and submission of grant applications. The incumbent is expected to work in a fast paced research environment with diverse team of investigators, students, and staff members. In addition, the incumbent will work with state-of-the-art imaging equipment including research dedicated 3T and 7T whole body scanners and a small animal 7T scanner. Experiments, Simulation, Modeling or Theoretical Investigation: Identify and define problems, solutions to which can be approached through a scientific research process. Design and execute experiments Work independently on basic research tasks with oversight by Faculty or Principal Investigator (PI). Contribute to documentation of equipment and procedures. Data/Research Analysis and Evaluation Collect and perform statistical data analysis. Evaluate data to establish relevance to the problem or problems being investigated. Perform basic data analysis techniques. Compare results of scientific investigations to previously published work. Dissemination of research results Prepare research results for publication in reports, papers, journals, books, grants and other media. Present results in in departmental seminars and professional meetings. Research Proposal/Grants: Develop new grant proposals for research and obtain support for new and/or continuing research activities. Maintain liaison with sponsoring agencies and organizations as well as with other research and educational institutions. Participate in determining research priorities and planning programs of research. Contribute to progress reports required by funding agencies. Services: Provide service to the scientific community, University and General Public. Review Submitted manuscripts and research proposals. Consult and collaborate with research community. May participate in national and international meetings within discipline. Human Resources/Supervision: Mentor graduate students. May provide functional and/or administrative supervision for staff. Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved. TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES Quantitative Research: Knowledge of and the ability to use numerical methods to compile information about a given situation or condition. Research Analysis: Knowledge of and the ability to locate, interpret and evaluate research findings compiled and documented by others and use this material to support empirical research. Research Documentation: Knowledge of and the ability to utilize tools and techniques for producing we[...]



ASST RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGIN(ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Anesthesia

Salary: $48,546.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 12/21/2017

Job Duties:


  • Design and  initiate technical experiments with oversight by principal investigator

  • Work independently and as a member of a team to execute experimental protocols

  • Develop hypotheses to be tested

  • Collect and analyze complex data

  • Prepare and submit manuscripts for publication

  • Contribute to submission of grants through authorship and provision of preliminary data

  • Oversee laboratory operations as needed

  • Supervise medical students and/or technicians regarding laboratory and experiment procedures

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MGJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: SurgerySalary: $18,657.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: Research/Clinical Activities: May assist with clinical and data coordination for research activities. May screen, recruit, enroll and obtain informed consent for clinical trials. Position Specific: Assists Pediatric Surgery faulty in the conduct of clinical trials by managing the clinical trials and pediatric surgery data within the parameters of study protocols for pediatric surgery patients. Ability to collaborate with other researchers and investigators emphasized. For prospective clinical studies:  Recruit and enroll participants, ensuring all the prerequisites are complete and conform to required parameters.  Explain study to participants/family and assist in obtaining consent to be enrolled in protocol.  Responsible for scheduling participants for procedures or follow up as required by the study protocol or design, arrange for follow-ups with study participants and maintain records of their visits and interviews.  Counsel the participants/ family regarding the intent of the study.  Prepare and present educational materials for participants and other staff to carry out protocol as needed.  Protocol Development/Management & Study Responsibilities: Consult with researchers to assist in developing a data management plan; design forms to facilitate the collection and tracking of study participant data, study drugs, biological specimens and study procedures. Design and coordinate field tests for data collection forms and assisting in design of certification procedures Position Specific: Have a thorough knowledge of study protocols and design.  Be well versed in IRB procedures and policies.  Communicate protocol deviations and concerns immediately to PI.  As skills develop, troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to collaborative researchers or principal investigator. Maintain study data and records.  Prepares monthly research progress reports updating progress and attends weekly divisional research meetings. Prior knowledge and experience with RedCap and EndNote helpful but not required.  Data Collection & Monitoring: Collect and enter clinical research data required by the sponsors in a timely manner. Assist with determining validity of data obtained. Position Specific: Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of any necessary equipment. Assist with procurement and storage of supplies and materials. May initiate purchasing requests, monitor accounts/expenditures; reconcile statements. Human Resources/Leadership: May provide functional and/or administrative supervision. Mentor new staff under direction. Position Specific: Provides training as needed to the Pediatric Surgery faculty and associated staff regarding research related clinical activities and protocols. Regulatory Guidelines and Documents: Conduct audit to assess quality assurance. Develop procedures for on-site data audits; participate in audits; design and generate reports for use in data audits; summarize results of audits and write reports. Universal Competencies Positive Impact/Achieving Results Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs.  Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results. Service Excellence/Customer Focus Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner.  Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers. Collaboration and Embracing Diversity Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, co[...]



CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MGJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: SurgerySalary: $18,657.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 12/22/2017Job Duties: Research/Clinical Activities:       May assist with clinical and data coordination for research activities. May screen, recruit, enroll and obtain informed consent for clinical trials. Position Specific:           Assist Pediatric Surgery faulty in the conduct of research projects by participating in literature reviews and design/development of various projects. Strong organization skills and the ability to collaborate with other researchers is emphasized. Recruit and enroll participants, ensuring all prerequisites are complete and conform to required parameters.  Explain study to participants/family and assist in obtaining consent for study enrollment.  Schedule participants for study activities as required by the study protocol, arrange for appropriate follow-up, and maintain accurate records of participant’s visits.  Counsel the participants/ family regarding the intent of the study.  Prepare and present educational materials for participants and other staff to carry out protocol as needed. Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of any necessary equipment. Assist with procurement and storage of supplies and materials. May initiate purchasing requests, monitor accounts/expenditures; reconcile statements. Protocol Development/Management & Study Responsibilities:               Consult with researchers to assist in developing a data management plan; design forms to facilitate the collection and tracking of study participant data, study drugs, biological specimens and study procedures. Design and coordinate field tests for data collection forms and assisting in design of certification procedures. Position Specific:           Help design and implement projects. This may include organization of focus groups, survey design, and systematic reviews of the literature. Additionally, one will participate in preparation/revision of institutional review board applications, recruit/consent/monitor research subjects, maintain databases, analyze data, and prepare abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts.  As skills develop, one may troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to researchers or principal investigator. Data Collection & Monitoring: Collect and enter clinical research data required by the sponsors in a timely manner. Assist with determining validity of data obtained. Position Specific: Maintain study data and records.  Prepare monthly research in progress reports and attend weekly research meetings. Prior knowledge and experience with Excel and EndNote is helpful but not required. Human Resources/Leadership: May provide functional and/or administrative supervision. Mentor new staff under direction. Position Specific: Provide training (as needed) to the Pediatric Surgery faculty and associated staff regarding research protocols. Regulatory Guidelines and Documents:                Conduct audit to assess quality assurance. Develop procedures for on-site data audits; participate in audits; design and generate reports for use in data audits; summarize results of audits and write reports. Universal Competencies Positive Impact/Achieving Results Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs.  Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results. Service Excellence/Customer Focus Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner.  Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers. Collaboration and Embracing Diversity Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the [...]



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Cardiothoracic SurgerySalary: $40,805.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: Apply clinical skills requiring a nursing license to deliver and evaluate research protocols and clinical trials in Cardiothoracic Surgery. To participate in the design, execution, and control of cardiothoracic clinical research trials; coordinate the processing and analysis of trials data; coordinate clinical trial protocols and procedures; develop new and/or revised research methodologies; provide supervision of protocol staff. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in the design, development, execution and administration of protocol and clinical studies. Participate in the development of the general research goals and in the planning of the implementation of the clinical trials. Prepares IRB submissions according to University guidelines. Maintains grants’ regulatory files according to granting agency and University policies. Oversee operations of clinical research studies including the recruitment, coordination and scheduling of subject participation and procedures per protocol requirements.  Assist physicians in determining eligibility of patients for research protocols. Perform physical exams and follow-up visits including expanded nursing procedures, as well as, reviewing medical histories, test results and symptoms to determine eligibility or need for treatment, follow-up, and/or referral per research protocols. Enrolls patients on protocol, ensuring that all prerequisites have been completed and are within the required parameters. Organize clinic/study procedures, follow study participants and manage collection of accurate data in a timely manner, keeping data and documentation secure and confidential. Assist and/or direct others in obtaining patient consent to enter protocols and counsel patients and families regarding investigational therapy. Coordinate services/referrals as appropriate with other departments participating in the clinical research as appropriate. Coordinate patient care needs and obtain follow-up information from local physicians or laboratories or appropriate healthcare providers per established research protocols. Serve as a liaison to local physicians/hospitals and collaborating institutions to facilitate care of protocol patients. Assist patients with problems related to their protocol therapy such as consultation when calling concerns related to: returning for emergency evaluation in the case of side effects, assisting with emotional problems or other related issues. Maintain records of services provided and work within individual protocol budgets. Serve as a liaison to the University Business Office to identify exact patient tests and procedures which are paid for by study sponsors, and to assist with questions related to billing for protocol treatment procedures. Perform critical analysis of literature relevant to the clinical trials. Assist in judging validity of data and make recommendations.  Perform complex statistical analysis of data and prepare data for computer analysis.  Use evaluation data to revise and implement change. Assist in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents for submission to study sponsors. Supervise protocol research support staff. Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSISTANT(CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: ICTS - Clinical Research Resources

Salary: $40,805.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

The clinical/ health care research assistant/associate in the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science will be an integral member of the research team in the Department of Internal Medicine. This position will provide support for research in Nephrology by conducting multiple clinical trials with responsibilities including recruitment of research participants, administering research protocols, and collection and analysis of data.



Key Areas of Responsibilities Include:




  • Research/Clinical Activities 

  • Protocol Development and Study Responsibilities

  • Subject Recruitment and Enrollment

  • Data Collection and Monitoring

  • Regulatory Guidelines and Documents

  • Human Resources/Leadership

  • Financial Responsibility



This position will be filled as a Clinical/Health Care Research Assistant (PRA1) or Clinical/Health Care Research Associate (PRA2) based on the qualifications of the successful candidates.



Annual Salary Range:



Clinical/Health Care Research Assistant (PRA1) - $41K to commensurate



Clinical/Health Care Research Associate (PRA2) - 49K to commensurate



Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATE(CLINICAL/HEALTH CARE RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $48,546.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

The Division of Infectious Diseases maintains an active NIH funded clinical trials program that performs Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials.  Studies are performed in healthy populations as well as those with specific diseases and include volunteers from all age groups.  Studies evaluate new vaccines, antimicrobials and devices or diagnostics that are designed to diagnose, prevent or treat a variety of infectious diseases.  We are seeking applicants who can apply clinical skills requiring specialized licensing to deliver study interventions and evaluate research protocols. The position requires the academic knowledge of a specific discipline and professional licensure in a clinically-related field related to the study.  Key areas of responsibility include research/clinical activities, protocol development and study responsibilities, subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection and monitoring, regulatory guidelines and documents, human resources/leadership and financial responsibility.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Holden Comprehensive Cancer CenterSalary: $49,000.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 12/22/2017Job Duties: BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: Coordinate clinical study activities of the Clinical Research Services (CRS) specifically within Pediatric Oncology; participate in the design, execution and control of clinical research trials; coordinate the processing and analysis of clinical oncology data; coordinate clinical trial protocols and procedures; and develop new and/or revised research methodologies currently being conducted within the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions as a member of the Clinical Research Services team to plan, deliver, and evaluate the health care provided to research protocol patients. Assists in the design, development, execution and administration for protocols and clinical studies. Oversee operations of clinical research studies including the recruitment, coordination and scheduling of subject participation and procedures as required by protocol. Follows study participants; manages collection of data including maintaining records of patient visits/interviews. Assists physicians in determining eligibility of patients for cancer research protocols; assists in or directs other in obtaining patient consent to enter protocols and counsels patients and families regarding investigational therapy. Coordinates services/referrals as appropriate with the Departments of Radiology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clinical Research Unit and/or other departments participating in the clinical research. Enters patients on protocol, ensuring that all prerequisites have been completed and are within the required parameters. Coordinates patient care needs and obtains follow-up information from local physicians, hospice, home care agencies, and local laboratories. Monitors compliance gathers and maintains data for pharmaceutical sponsored research trials, in-house trials and cooperative group studies; creates worksheets, treatment flow sheets and assorted tools to provide source documentation of protocol treatment procedures; triages telephone calls from patients and families to facilitate clinic visits for medical care/emergent care needs; assists in obtaining prescription medications; provides follow-up for treatment related complications. Serves as liaison to local physicians/hospitals to facilitate care of protocol patients when hospitalized at outside institutions; obtains documentation of the hospitalizations; provides notification to the Principal Investigator, Study Sponsor, and FDA as required per protocol. Assists in the preparation of reports to IRB-01, Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee and other review committees for multiple clinical research studies; compiles accrual data; reviews and summarizes information for principal investigators and University Institutional Review Board (IRB-01); Assists in maintaining documentation of protocols and relevant data, follow-up correspondence, and summaries. Assists in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at conferences and workshops; compiles summary data for inclusion in various reports for analysis and for submission to study sponsors; prepares project reports, writes articles and obtains other documents for submission to study sponsors. Please note: Five professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing this job.  Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hosp[...]



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATE(CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Holden Comprehensive Cancer CenterSalary: $48,546.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 12/18/2017Job Duties: BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: Coordinate clinical study activities of the Clinical Research Services (CRS); participate in the design, execution and control of clinical research trials; coordinate the processing and analysis of clinical oncology data; coordinate clinical trial protocols and procedures; and develop new and/or revised research methodologies currently being conducted within the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions as a member of the Clinical Research Services team to plan, deliver, and evaluate the health care provided to research protocol patients. Assists in the design, development, execution and administration for protocols and clinical studies. Oversee operations of clinical research studies including the recruitment, coordination and scheduling of subject participation and procedures as required by protocol. Follows study participants; manages collection of data including maintaining records of patient visits/interviews. Assists physicians in determining eligibility of patients for cancer research protocols; assists in or directs other in obtaining patient consent to enter protocols and counsels patients and families regarding investigational therapy. Coordinates services/referrals as appropriate with the Departments of Radiology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clinical Research Unit and/or other departments participating in the clinical research. Enters patients on protocol, ensuring that all prerequisites have been completed and are within the required parameters. Coordinates patient care needs and obtains follow-up information from local physicians, hospice, home care agencies, and local laboratories. Monitors compliance gathers and maintains data for pharmaceutical sponsored research trials, in-house trials and cooperative group studies; creates worksheets, treatment flow sheets and assorted tools to provide source documentation of protocol treatment procedures; triages telephone calls from patients and families to facilitate clinic visits for medical care/emergent care needs; assists in obtaining prescription medications; provides follow-up for treatment related complications. Serves as liaison to Study Sponsors for review of potential studies; initiates, monitors, audits and terminates studies; participates in teleconferences and investigator meetings. Assists patients with problems related to their protocol therapy such as the need to return for emergency evaluation in the case of side effects, assisting with emotional problems in handling the diagnosis of cancer, or other related issues. Maintains records of services provided; assists in developing and monitoring study budgets, adheres to individual protocol budgets; serves as liaison to the Clinical Trials Office and the Division of Sponsored programs to facilitate contract approval. Please note: Five professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing this job.  Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH SPEC(CLINICAL/HEALTH CARE RESEARCH SPECIALIST)Jobs@UIOWA

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $58,872.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

The Division of Infectious Diseases maintains an active NIH funded clinical trials program that performs Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials.  Studies are performed in healthy populations as well as those with specific diseases and include volunteers from all age groups.  Studies evaluate new vaccines, antimicrobials and devices or diagnostics that are designed to diagnose, prevent or treat a variety of infectious diseases.  We are seeking applicants who can apply clinical skills requiring specialized licensing to deliver study interventions and evaluate research protocols. The position requires the academic knowledge of a specific discipline and professional licensure in a clinically-related field related to the study.  Key areas of responsibility include research/clinical activities, protocol development and study responsibilities, subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection and monitoring, regulatory guidelines and documents, human resources/leadership and financial responsibility.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Tue, 4 Oct 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $18.11 - $20.70/hr

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Provide support for the general operation of the diagnostic and research subdivisions of the VA Diagnostic Immunology Lab.  Areas of responsibility include conducting clinical and research experiments on human samples, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, maintenance and knowledge of the equipment used in the operation of the VA Diagnostic Immunology Lab.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 12/18/2017

Job Duties:

Basic Function and Responsibility



To conduct experiments in a molecular genetics and cell biology research laboratory which will include: developing and maintaining induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) cultures of human cell lines, differentiating iPSCs into retinal cells, and conducting molecular biology assays.



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities




  • Maintain human cell cultures

  • Reprogram human cells to become pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)

  • Differentiate iPSCs in to ocular cell types (retinal ganglion cells)

  • Isolate DNA from blood samples and maintain a large human DNA collection.

  • Carry out genetic experiments using PCR based methodologies to identify mutations in novel eye disease-causing genes.

  • Perform bi-directional sequencing and evaluate and interpret data.

  • Perform Western blot / immunocytochemical analyses of cell cultures

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 12/18/2017

Job Duties:

Research Assistant - This is a fulltime position for 1 year on Specified Term.



Dr. Andrew Pieper and Dr. Matthew Harper



Basic Function and Responsibilities



This position arises as part of ongoing efforts between laboratories to neural injury in rodents.



The research assistant will be responsible for performing molecular, behavioral and physiological assays from model organisms. Techniques that will be employed include:




  • gene expression assays

  • genotyping / animal husbandry

  • specific experience in maintaining specialized animal colonies of rodent genetic models of injury and disease

  • tissue culture and DNA extraction

  • sample management

  • Behavioral assays

  • Physiological assays



In addition, the research assistant will be responsible for maintaining the lab.  Responsibilities in this area will include




  • purchasing items for the lab, such as equipment, reagents, and supplies

  • ensuring proper maintenance of lab equipment

  • maintaining animal colonies

  • maintaining detailed and accurate lab protocols and records

  • maintaining detailed and accurate notes of experimental results

  • instructing students and other less experienced laboratory personnel in laboratory procedures and techniques

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240