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ASSOC RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGIN(ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $58,872.00 - $68,000.00

Advertising Ends On: 04/25/2018

Job Duties:

Basic Function and Responsibility



A Research Scientist position is available within the Iowa Neuroscience Institute at the University of Iowa. The candidate selected for this position should have a vast understanding of cerebellar anatomy and function and be interested in studying cerebellar-frontal interactions. Specifically, we look for an expertise in Purkinje cell physiology and the development and implementation of Purkinje cell extracellular recordings in awake behaving rodents



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities




  • Fabrication of instrumentation for neurophysiology and optogenetics in rodents.

  • Conduct learning and cognition experiments in rodents.

  • Conduct in vivo neurophysiology and optogenetics experiments in awake behaving rodents during learning and cognition tasks.

  • Analyze behavioral and neurophysiological data.

  • Prepare and publish research results in reports, papers, journals, books and other media.

  • Prepare seminars, talks, lectures for disseminating knowledge, particularly the results of research undertaken and methodological advances

  • Provide training to colleagues, junior investigators, potential investigators, and support personnel and conduct continuing education for research personnel.

  • Assist in the development of hypotheses that are tested and methods for testing the hypotheses.

  • Collaborate in the preparation of grant proposals.

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



ASST RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINJobs@UIOWA

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Anatomy & Cell BiologySalary: $48,546.00 - $60,000.00Advertising Ends On: 05/01/2018Job Duties: The Yang laboratory at the department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa is seeking a motivated, focused and skilled Assistant Research Scientist. The Yang group is interested in identifying the molecular components of integration between stress responses that are in play in obesity and diabetes at the cellular and organismic levels (publications in Science, Cell Metabolism and Diabetes. https://yang.lab.uiowa.edu). Basic function and responsibility The Assistant Research Scientist will be focused on the interaction between inflammatory stress and organelle stress response biology across multiple research areas of interest of Yang lab. The candidate will apply expertise in immunology, physiology, pathophysiology of oxidative stress-mediated inflammatory diseases to identify and characterize genes, networks and pathways involved in normal and obese mouse. This information will be used to understand the molecular basis of obesity pathology and the mechanism of action of drugs, and ultimately be used for selection of drug targets. The candidate will contribute to new or continuing research grant applications, and writing progress reports required by funding agencies. The candidate will also in charge of mentoring graduate students and providing functional and/or administrative supervision for staffs in the lab. Characteristic duties and responsibilities Develop hypotheses to be tested; Perform experiments and collect and analyze data: Perform organelle isolation from epithelium cells, immune cells and a varieties of mouse organs (e.g. adipose tissue, heart, lung); Characterize lysosomal function, ER function and mitochondria function as its related to Calcium signaling in macrophage and other immune cells in mouse model of obesity; Preform mouse in vivo metabolic profile assays: GTT, ITT, GSIS, ClAMS, Clamp, portal vein infusion, tissue-specific insulin action, glucose uptake etc; Perform immunohistology, immunochemistry, EM analyses; Measure intracellular and extracellular ROS, RNS production; Performing S-nitrosylation proteomic and RNA-seq, Chip-seq; Evaluate data, and trouble shooting for the results; Prepare seminars, lectures, and presentation in conferences; Prepare manuscripts, grants; Develop new proposals for research and obtain grant support for new and/or continuing research; Manage animal protocol, rDNA protocol, and the annual protocol inspections; Monitor project funds; Train staff and students; Maintain effective working relationships with collaborators. 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, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs.  Ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results. 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.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[...]



CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASSOCIATE(CRS REGULATORY ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Holden Comprehensive Cancer CenterSalary: $40,805.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: About the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center: Holden Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The NCI designation recognizes our cancer center, and its research scientists, physicians and other health care professionals, for their roles in advancing cancer research that impacts on our ability to prevent, detect and treat our patients with cancer.  Not just a floor, or a building, or even confined to a single college, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinates all cancer-related research, education, and patient care by faculty from 41 departments and six colleges, as well as UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital. About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United State and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center.  University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine America’s Best Employers 2015. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the Number 12 employer overall and Number 1 employer in the health care industry category across the country. Position Summary This position will coordinate and manage clinical trial regulatory activities within the Clinical Research Services office of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). Position Responsibilities Oversee, prepare and submit the appropriate Human Subjects Review forms and application materials to the Institutional Review Board (IRB-01), Institutional Review Board (IRB-03) as appropriate, Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB) and the NCI Central IRB; prepare consent forms for research protocols in the HCCC. Prepare and submit application forms and serve as liaison to the Clinical Research Unit (CRU), the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, the Medical Radiation Protection Committee, the Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee, Joint Office of Compliance, Nursing Research Committee, Pathology Committee, and other review committees when necessary. Responsible for the preparation and submission of documents related to research protocol annual reviews, modifications, Adverse Events, Safety Reports and other reportable events to IRB as needed; manage all regulatory requests to sponsors and detailed letters of correspondence to the IRB. Responsible for regulatory process and document preparation used in the implementation and maintenance of clinical trials sponsored by industry, national agencies, consortia, and cooperative groups. Serve as liaison to clinicians, research investigators, data managers, nursing services staff, pharmacists and medical personnel to insure sufficient cooperation among participating investigators for each clinical research study; maintain liaison with participating University departments, industry sponsors and national agencies. Serve as a liaison to local health care practitioners, agencies, sponsors, and committees. Assist in the execution, administration and maintenance of protocols and clinical studies. Provide input into descriptions of research procedures. Develop study materials. Manage and organize regulatory documentation from sites and regulatory authorities. Prepare regulatory submissions and perform on-site audits of research data. Monitor compliance of regulatory guidelines and proper maintenance of documents. Maintain regulatory files and binders. Resolve monitoring and auditing issues that relate to regulatory activities.   Coordinate and prepare for monitor visits and audits. Enter data for the evaluation of clinical research metrics through our OnCore database as it relates to the initial regulatory review and submission process. Assure staff compliance with policies and procedures as they relate to regula[...]



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

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 05/04/2018

Job Duties:

About the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center:



Holden Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The NCI designation recognizes our cancer center, and its research scientists, physicians and other health care professionals, for their roles in advancing cancer research that impacts on our ability to prevent, detect and treat our patients with cancer.  Not just a floor, or a building, or even confined to a single college, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinates all cancer-related research, education, and patient care by faculty from 41 departments and six colleges, as well as UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital.



About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:



The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center.  University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine America’s Best Employers 2015 and 2016. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the Number 12 employer overall and Number 1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.



BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY:



Serves as a member of the Translational Research Services team assisting in the operations of the ORIEN project and implementation of the Unified Bio-repository Consent (UBC) for the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. Coordinates activities related to the consenting of patients to the UBC and collection, processing and storage of bio-specimens as needed.  Maintains accurate data in multiple databases associated with UBC consented patients.



 



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:




  • Implements, conducts, and monitors patient informed consent to ensure compliance with the UBC protocol related Molecular Epidemiology Resource (MER) protocols and IRB regulations.

  • Meets one-on-one with patients to complete consent process, maintaining confidentiality, goodwill, and sensitivity.

  • Participates in determination of patient eligibility for participation in ORIEN Total Cancer Care.

  • Coordinates consent flow and provides regular updates to clinic staff, MER staff, physicians/providers, and intake staff.

  • Collects and enters required subject data in EPIC, UI Bioshare and OnCore.

  • Develops and maintains required databases, generating reports as needed.

  • Assists in the development and updating of standard operating procedures and quality control measures.

  • Communicates and serves as a liaison with ORIEN project manager and principal Investigator.

  • Assists in coordinating collection and processing of bio-specimens as needed.



SUPERVISION RECEIVED:



Supervision is provided by the Manager, Translational Research.



SUPERVISION EXERCISED:



Functional direction and supervision may be provided over assigned support staff.



 



*** Please note: Five (5) 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



CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MGJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Surgery

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

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

Job Duties:

Conducts and manages clinical trials within the parameters of applicable study protocols for acute care & trauma surgery patients.  Recruiting, consenting, and monitoring research subjects.  Maintaining databases related to above studies. Communicate concerns to primary investigators and if instructed to the IRB and study sponsor.  Maintain case report, other study and institutional review forms in a timely and accurate fashion.  Review study budget documents and keep study payments up to date.  It is possible that due to enrollment protocol that this time could be spent during evening, night or weekends. 

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 ASSISTANT(CLINICAL HEALTH CARE RESEARCH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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:

Assist with a longitudinal study focusing on the complement mediated renal diseases investigated in the MORL and have responsibilities 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.  The Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories (MORL) offers the most accurate and comprehensive genetic testing available for deafness as well as complement-mediated renal diseases.  The complement-mediated renal diseases focus is primarily on atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and C3 glomerulopathy (C3G), a disease category that includes Dense Deposit Disease (DDD) and C3 glomerulonephritis (C3GN).

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

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: PediatricsSalary: $48,546.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: About the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is a national leader in pediatric medicine.  The Department's mission is to provide outstanding care to the children of Iowa and beyond by being a leader in state-of-the-art clinical care to children, performing cutting-edge research to find new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses, and educating the next generation of pediatric health care providers.  The Department comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions, and Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital.  About the Division of Hematology/Oncology The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is a pioneer in the care and treatment of childhood cancers and blood disorders. The division has a long history of success in bringing hope to patients with programs such as our blood and bone marrow transplant, comprehensive sickle cell program, and comprehensive hemophilia center. The mission of the division is to treat and cure children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases who live in Iowa by delivering personalized multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art care, through participation both in nationally and locally designed protocols. The division features the only program in the state of Iowa that performs pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant, and we are the Iowa Comprehensive Hemophilia Center. Position Overview The position will support ongoing and new clinical research studies for the Division of Hematology/Oncology within the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics. Position Responsibilities Perform clinical/health care research activities in the Oncology Division Screen patients for study eligibility and consent for clinical trials. Educate patient families on scope of study, potential risks and benefits, possible alternatives, and study requirements. Prepare study recruitment materials. Enter patients on protocol, ensuring that all prerequisites have been completed and are within the required parameters. Assist in the design, development, execution, administration and maintenance of protocols and clinical studies and provide input into descriptions of complex research procedures. Assist clinicians and patient families with problems related to protocol. Organize clinic or study procedures and follow study participants and maintain records of their visits and interviews. Create and maintain data related to clinical trials Prepare IRB applications and other regulatory submissions.  Monitor compliance of regulatory guidelines and proper maintenance of documents. Supervise ordering of study medication, schedule study medication, monitor adherence to administration per protocol and identify adverse reactions (as protocol requires). Communicate with principal investigator about the status of the research projects. Follow federal regulations related to human subjects’ research. Perform on-site audits of research and clinical data. Monitor compliance of regulatory guidelines and proper maintenance of documents. Follow universal precautions and general policies and procedures in accordance with university, collegiate, hospital and federal guidelines. Recommend corrective action for reportable events. Instruct other staff regarding clinical research and methods employed in research studies as appropriate. Assist participants with questions related to billing for protocol treatment procedures. Perform other du[...]



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

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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:

Coordinate a longitudinal study focusing on the complement mediated renal diseases investigated in the MORL and have responsibilities 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.  The Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories (MORL) offers the most accurate and comprehensive genetic testing available for deafness as well as complement-mediated renal diseases.  The complement-mediated renal diseases focus is primarily on atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and C3 glomerulopathy (C3G), a disease category that includes Dense Deposit Disease (DDD) and C3 glomerulonephritis (C3GN).

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 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



HEALTH RECORDS ANALYSTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: EpidemiologySalary: $43,469.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 04/25/2018Job Duties: Data Collection/Subject Recruitment Independently and efficiently coordinate and perform work in an assigned territory Maintain organized and efficient data files Abstract, Code, and Analyze Data Interpret medical diagnostic data and conduct case finding, abstracting, and coding based on IRCID requirements Enter and submit abstracts and follow‑up data using a PC-based system Data Integrity Maintain confidentiality of data collected Participate in quality control efforts and implementation of ongoing technical and operational changes Data Reporting Write and submit progress reports Assist with the design and development of related forms, manuals, and reports Communication and Outreach Establish and maintain professional liaisons with hospitals, laboratories, physicians, and other programs caring for children in the state Respond to requests for information from various public and private agencies and from individuals Leadership/Supervision Participate in continuing education opportunities, including biannual IRCID abstractor meetings, and actively seek methods for professional improvement Assist in the training of assigned staff and students      Universal Competencies Collaboration and Embracing Diversity (Basic) 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, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Demonstrates civil and respectful behaviors valued within the organization. Provides and accepts ideas and suggestions in a constructive and helpful manner. Exhibits good teamwork: is approachable, cooperative, and contributes to an overall positive and productive work/team environment. Works effectively with individuals from all backgrounds. Positive Impact/Achieving Results (Working) 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. Adjusts to and develops self to prepare for new or changing assignments, processes, people, and priorities as organizational needs dictate. Sets clear expectations for self and team to achieve work objectives and overcome obstacles. Strives for excellence in performance by upholding established ethical standards and upholding university values Provides frequent updates on operations and financial performance to leadership. Service Excellence/Customer Focus (Basic) 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. Consistently provides excellent service. Manages customer expectations and takes responsibility to enhance service excellence. Communicates understandably; uses appropriate words, grammar and mannerisms in all mediums. Seeks feedback on communication style and effectiveness  Technical Competencies Health Information Concepts & Terminology (Working) Knowledge and understanding of health information concepts and terminology to include anatomy, physiology, medical disciplines and diagnoses/procedures/treatments, health information legal/data standards, statistics, data/quality management and computer science application. Describes experience with health information concepts and terminology at limited level. Possesses education/basic experience working with most health information concepts and ve[...]



MANUFACTURING SPECIALISTJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: The University of Iowa PharmaceuticalsSalary: $37,313.00 - $43,469.00Advertising Ends On: 04/23/2018Job Duties: Compliance •    Document procedures according to established regulatory guidelines. •    Completes appropriate training documentation for supervised personnel. •    Follow regulations and procedures for handling and recording raw materials including hazardous/regulated chemicals. •    Follow aseptic technique for the manufacture of sterile products to prevent microbial contamination.  This includes gowning in sterile attire and maintaining sterile conditions throughout the manufacturing process.  •    Clean or prepare manufacturing areas using odorous compounds.  A respirator is provided. •    Participate in equipment validations. •    Confirm compliance with standard operating & safety procedures during all manufacturing phases of the project. •    Prepare standard operating procedures for new equipment and processes. Manufacturing •    Troubleshoot moderately complex production equipment. •    Responsible for equipment coordination. •    Ability to use software (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, database, email, specialized environmental systems control software and equipment operating/data collection software) relevant to manufacturing duties. •    Setup, operate, clean, and maintain a variety of complex equipment, which may include standing for periods of over two hours at a time, used in the preparation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms in accordance with prepared formulas and standard operating procedures. •    Enter data in project batch records and gather other data as needed to complete related reports. •    Assist with the disposal of unused components, unused finished products, and unused rejected products. •    Assist with packaging of product for shipping and preparation of all necessary documentation as directed. •    Assist with the preparation of master batch records. •    Assist with the preparation of product specifications. Leadership •    Participate in cross-training for other manufacturing sections. •    Acquire new methods according to standard operating procedures of other manufacturing units. 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. 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[...]



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, 8 Jan 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Biology

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 04/30/2018

Job Duties:

Maintain human normal and cancer cell lines and biopsy samples. Assist in preparation of live cell samples for 2D, 3D and 4D imaging in experiments designed to re-create the tumor microenvironment and test the effect of monoclonal antibodies on behavior of cancer and cancer-associated cells, particularly coalescence, in the tumor microenvironment. Carry out live cell imaging experiments using 4D DIC and confocal microscopy. Perform immunostaining and collect confocal images. Analyze data using motion analysis software. Generate and characterize transfectants.



**For a detailed job description, please email Christine Stevens (christine-stevens@uiowa.edu).**



The Research Assistant is the first classification in the Research Professional job family. For more information about this family, visit: https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PRK



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 level required for each qualification is included. Please assure that your application and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications.



Proficiency levels are defined as:



Basic Application - 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 Experience - Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual issues; needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations.



Extensive Experience - Performs without assistance; recognized as a resource to others; able to translate complex nuances to others; able to improve processes; focus on broad issues.



Expert/Leader - Seen as an expert and/or leader; guides, troubleshoots; has strategic focus; applies knowledge and skill across or in leading multiple projects/orgs; demonstrates knowledge of trends in field; leads in developing new processes.



For more information about competencies, visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies.



 



 

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(RESEACH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $18.65 - $20.90/hr

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

Job Duties:

Provide support for research by culturing cells and performing operational duties associated with multi research labs in the Cystic Fibrosis Research Center, Division of Pulmonary.

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

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Molecular Physiology & BiophysicsSalary: $37,313.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: Characteristics and Responsibilities: This is a posting for a temporary Research Assistant position to provide support for a Molecular Physiology and Biophysics laboratory working with membrane protein engineering, purification, biochemistry and single-molecule microscopy.  Key areas of responsibility include carrying out general molecular biology for the laboratory and advising lab members on individual molecular biology projects, conducting research activities/experiments including protein purification, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, ordering reagent or equipment and supervision/staffing. Key Areas of Responsibility Research:  Perform research activities based upon protocols developed by other research staff or principal investigator of the research project. Read and review articles as directed. As individual skills develop, analyze literature to develop hypothesis for discussion with other researchers or principal investigator. Conduct Experiments:  Read and understand protocols. As individual skills develop, troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to other researchers or principal investigator. Arrange and plan daily activities to prepare for experimental protocols. As individual skills develop perform complex techniques as outlined in research protocols and test and evaluate current procedures. Set up and operate equipment for experiments. Perform experimental procedures assuring fidelity to protocols; record and consolidate data as directed by Principal Investigator (PI). Track progress/success of research project. As skills develop may present results at lab meetings. As skills develop, develop and monitor quality controls. Analyze and Summarize Data; Prepare Reports; Contribute to Manuscripts, Publications:  Collect, track, and perform data entry for reports. Prepare materials for reports. As skills develop, analyze data. Prepare bibliographies and abstracts for publications. Administrative and Project Management:  Perform a variety of routine tasks related to the recruitment, enrollment and monitoring of research subjects or to the research environment (lab, clinic, field, classroom). Adhere to safety and compliance guidelines. Facilities and Equipment Management:  Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory and facility equipment. Assist with procurement of supplies and materials. May initiate purchasing requests, monitor accounts/expenditures; reconcile statements. Supervision/Staffing:  May train, provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling of employees to assure outcomes are achieved. Supervision Received: Supervision is received from Dr. Janice Robertson Supervision Exercised: Functional/administrative supervision will be exercised over undergraduate lab personnel. Universal Competencies: 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, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Positive Impact/Achieving Results  Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/[...]



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychological and Brain Sciences

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 04/20/2018

Job Duties:

The research assistant will assist in conducting several research projects on central auditory processing and speech perception of cochlear implant users. Responsibilities include recruiting diverse subject populations, including people who use cochlear implants; performing cognition and hearing assessments on these individuals; testing them in EEG and other experimental paradigms; assisting in experiment design and development; managing data; and participating in other research tasks. This work is a part of a large research team that includes the Supervisor, Inyong Choi, the PIs of the project (Bob McMurray and Tim Griffiths), several staff members, staff scientist and faculty collaborators, and graduate and undergraduate students.



**For detailed job description, please email Christine Stevens (christine-stevens@uiowa.edu).



 The Research Assistant is the first classification in the Research Professional (PRK) job family.  For more information about this job family, visit:



 https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PRK



 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 level required for each qualification is included.



Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications.



Proficiency levels are defined as:



Basic Application - 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 Experience - Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual issues; needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations.



Extensive Experience - Performs without assistance; recognized as a resource to others; able to translate complex nuances to others; able to improve processes; focus on broad issues.



Expert/Leader - Seen as an expert and/or leader; guides, troubleshoots; has strategic focus; applies knowledge and skill across or in leading multiple projects/orgs; demonstrates knowledge of trends in field; leads in developing new processes.



For more information about competencies, visit:



https://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/universal

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

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychological and Brain Sciences

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 04/27/2018

Job Duties:

The research assistant will assist in conducting several research projects on speech perception and language comprehension in people with hearing impairments.  Responsibilities include recruiting diverse subject populations, including people who use Cochlear Implants and hearing aids; interfacing with clinical staff in Otolaryngology to ensure and validate audiological care and history; performing language, cognition and hearing assessments on these individuals; testing them in eye-tracking and other experimental paradigms; assisting in experiment design and development; managing data; and participating in other research tasks.  This work is a part of a large research team that includes the PI, and several staff members, as well as graduate and undergraduate students.



For a detailed job description please email Christine-Stevens@uiowa.edu.

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

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: PediatricsSalary: $37,313.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: About the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is a national leader in pediatric medicine.  The Department's mission is to provide outstanding care to the children of Iowa and beyond by being a leader in state-of-the-art clinical care to children, performing cutting-edge research to find new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses, and educating the next generation of pediatric health care providers.  The Department comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions, and Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital. Division of Nephrology The Division of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation is the only pediatric nephrology program in the state of Iowa with dialysis and transplant capabilities for all pediatric age groups. It also has the only pediatric liver dialysis (MARS) capabilities in the country, and can perform filter based plasma exchange. Research in the division includes NIH-funded clinical trials that are nationally and internationally recognized. The faculty research includes exciting new developments and evidence for hemodynamic monitoring, fluid management, dialysis timing, and extracorporeal support for critically ill patients. Many collaborative research opportunities exist close at home and throughout the country. Position Summary Conduct experimental tests and procedures in a Pediatric department research laboratory focused on complement biology and renal disease including instrument based Bioanalysts of proteins, functional assays of complement and routine cell biology experiments. Will set up and operate laboratory equipment; and record and consolidate research data. Position Responsibilities Perform research on renal disease and other areas within Pediatric Nephrology. Research literature as requested. Perform basic and complex experimental procedures as outlined in research protocol; and record and consolidate data. Execute planned research activities using observation, measurement and analytical techniques. Perform and evaluate a variety of assays and experimental tests involving Western blots, immunoassays, ELISA or Immunofixation Electrophoresis. Perform basic chemistry techniques, PCR, protein purification, and protein quantification. Perform plate/chip based technologies for protein and small molecule assays. Present results/findings at lab meetings. Assist in preparing publications and presentations and may contribute to the technical writing of papers and manuscripts. Prepare bibliographies and abstracts for publications according to instructions. May perform statistical analysis of data. Responsible for safety programs by following guidelines and maintaining required documentation. Submit routine IRB and animal protocol submissions Coordinate and manage equipment and facilities, monitoring for environmental risks and quality control. Requisition supplies, specimens and materials. May instruct assistants provide training in laboratory procedures, techniques and protocols. Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.   *** Please note: Five (5) professional references will be requested and required at a later [...]



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Salary: $37,313.00 - $43,469.00

Advertising Ends On: 04/25/2018

Job Duties:

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



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT - PSYCHIATRY)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $37,313.00 - $42,000.00

Advertising Ends On: 04/30/2018

Job Duties:

RESEARCH ASSISTANT - DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY



JOB DUTIES



This Research Assistant will conduct behavioral studies on the issue of timing in cerebellar prefrontal brain circuits and its relationship to Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia. This will include studies aimed at modulating these circuits using brain stimulation approaches.



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES




  • Perform research activities in a specialized area. Research literature as requested. Critically review literature for the purposes of furthering the research and developing new hypotheses in conjunction with the principal investigator. Make lab recommendations based on research outcomes.

  • Perform basic and complex procedures and techniques as outlined in research protocol, assure fidelity to protocols, may propose modifications to protocols and/or assist in the design of experiment protocols. Test and evaluate current procedures. Design portions of experimental plan. Apply new methods/theories. Present results/findings at lab and departmental; may present at local and national meetings. Submit publications.

  • Use Microsoft Excel and MATLAB to analyze data. Assist in the design of manuals, questionnaires, and forms. Assist in preparing publications and presentations. Contribute to the technical writing of papers, manuscripts, and published materials.

  • Coordinate and manage equipment and facilities. Monitor environmental risks and quality control. Test new equipment and troubleshoot and resolve complex equipment failures and repairs.

  • Provide training on basic lab techniques and protocols. Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved. May participate in hiring staff and managing the performance of staff to assure staff is compliant with UI policies and procedures.

  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team to assure quality assured data acquisitions and smooth study operations.

  • Perform complex procedures and techniques as outlined in research protocol, assure fidelity to protocols, may propose modifications to protocols.

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, 17 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Anesthesia

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 05/04/2018

Job Duties:


  • Perform experiments as related to research project; writes protocols; performs study scheduling; prepares and maintains reagents and buffers; animal care related to research procedures; administers injections; performs various assays; performs in vivo measurement using electrodes or microdialysis;  sterilizes equipment; performs surgery on experimental animals; orders laboratory supplies; performs literature searches; prepares compounds; interprets experimental test data; performs minor equipment repairs; performs histology and immunohistochemistry.

  • Sets-up, operates, and clean various lab equipment.

  • Performs various clerical duties including typing, answering phones, preparing correspondence, preparing and maintaining bibliographies, and completing applications and forms.

  • Prepare manuscripts and presentations; reviews and edits various materials for publication; prepares publication schedules; orders books and other publications.

  • Trains new laboratory personnel in experimental techniques.

  • Attends and participates in meetings, conferences, seminars and training sessions.

  • Records research procedures and results; files data and maintains database; verifies and analyzes data; tabulates and graphs data.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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(RESEACH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $18.65 - $20.90/hr

Advertising Ends On: 05/02/2018

Job Duties:

This position encompasses research support in the conduct of both physiological and biochemical studies.  The research assistant will be expected to conduct both live animal and bench experiments, collect data and analyze the results.  The research assistant must be able to adapt to real-time circumstances as the situation demands.  This position requires someone who is able to adapt to a changing work-day schedule.  Key areas of responsibilities include collecting specimens, conducting experiments on those specimens, analyzing and summarizing data.  The position requires weekly reports to the unit, contributing to manuscript/publications, maintaining facilities and equipment, and supervision/staffing for animal husbandry personnel.  The position requires keen social skills to maintain good interpersonal relationships with other lab members.

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 I)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Biocatalysis

Salary: $37,313.00 - $41,000.00

Advertising Ends On: 05/02/2018

Job Duties:

The Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing Unit (CBB) at The University of Iowa is seeking a Research Assistant I (PRK1) to perform the following job duties for a specified term of one (1) year:





  1. Provide customer service, point of contact, delivery service and preparation for visitors, including clients and Center faculty/students;




  2. Maintain and expand electronic management of chemical, laboratory supply, and instrumental inventory;




  3. Perform solution preparation tasks, including sterilization of both equipment and solutions as well as preparation of nutrient broth, buffers, and standard solutions;




  4. Perform standard procedures associated with analytical measurements;




  5. Maintain log-books and data recording associated with facility operations;




  6. Assist in creating and maintaining operational documentation, including SOP’s and Batch Records;




  7. Work with both technical and quality teams to produce operational documentation required for cGMP manufacturing.





For or a complete job description, email Wendy Loney at  wendy-loney@uiowa.edu.



The Research Assistant classification is in the Research Professional job family.  For more information about Research Professional job family click on the link.



Please note regarding references: 5 (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



RESEARCH ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Salary: $40,805.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 04/30/2018

Job Duties:

To conduct experimental laboratory research work in the Bone Healing Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, including testing and evaluating current procedures, and assist in judging the validity of experimental test data obtained. Perform, surgical monitoring, pharmaceutical delivery, and post-operative care. Demonstrate or perform urinalysis, hematology, parasitology, and microbiology. Collect and analyze specimens such as blood. Prepare and submit tissues for histology. Direct and perform data entry, labeling, and processing of laboratory specimens. Train technicians on technical skills and how to anesthetize and perform various procedures with animals which pertain to the investigators’ study. Perform technical skills and assist investigators with technical aspects of a study. Monitor/maintain post-operative medical records.  Supervise and instruct hourly staff members.

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



SR TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE(SENIOR TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE, SCIENCE)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Iowa Testing Programs

Salary: $70,000.00 to Commensurate

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

Job Duties:

Position Specific Summary: Test Development position with Iowa Testing Programs. Position will develop materials for use in assessments to support research needs in the Science subject area.



Develop Standardized Achievement Test Materials




  • Develop materials closely aligned to relevant state and national standards, including the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), for use in a variety of assessment programs.

  • Review the work of Test Development Associate(s) in assigned subject areas and provide constructive feedback as needed.

  • Monitor trends in standards-based education within subject area and advise on impacts for future materials development and test specification development.

  • Create technical documentation to provide validity evidence across projects, including item and test development processes and alignment claims.



Consultation and Administration




  • Lead standard-setting, content review, and fairness review activities with external groups in Science subject area.

  • Provide consultation to school personnel on test use and score interpretation as assigned.

  • Coordinate fulfillment of strategic initiatives as assigned, interface with external entities as necessary.



Research




  • Develop materials to be evaluated for use in assessments and other instruments to support research needs.

  • Collaborate with psychometricians to assist in defining areas of research.



Support Education and Outreach




  • Represent program at state and national conferences in relevant subject area.



Budget Oversight and Management




  • Provide administrative supervision of Test Development Associate(s) in subject area and functional supervision of support staff.

  • Advise management on budgetary needs or discrepancies.



Note to Applicant: Please assure your resume and letter of interest illustrate your work experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet each of the qualifications for this position. Five professional references will be requested at a later point in the search 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



SR TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE(SENIOR TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE, ELA)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Iowa Testing Programs

Salary: $70,000.00 to Commensurate

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

Job Duties:

Position Specific Summary:  Position will lead content development in English Language Arts area, including managing direct reports and advising senior leadership on directions for future materials development and trends in standards-based English Language Arts education.



Develop Standardized Achievement Test Materials




  • Develop materials closely aligned to relevant state and national standards, including the Iowa Core English Language Arts (ELA) standards, for use in a variety of assessment programs.

  • Review the work of Test Development Associate(s) in assigned subject areas and provide constructive feedback as needed.

  • Monitor trends in standards-based education within subject area and advise on impacts for future materials development and test specification development.

  • Create technical documentation to provide validity evidence across projects, including item and test development processes and alignment claims.



Consultation and Administration




  • Lead standard-setting, content review, and fairness review activities with external groups in subject area.

  • Provide consultation to school personnel on test use and score interpretation as assigned.

  • Coordinate fulfillment of strategic initiatives as assigned, interface with external entities as necessary.



Research




  • Develop materials to be evaluated for use in assessments and other instruments to support research needs.

  • Collaborate with psychometricians to assist in defining areas of research.



Support Education and Outreach




  • Represent program at state and national conferences in subject area.



Budget Oversight and Management




  • Provide administrative supervision of Test Development Associate(s) in subject area and functional supervision of support staff.

  • Advise management on budgetary needs or discrepancies.



 



Note to Applicant: Please assure your resume and letter of interest illustrate your work experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet each of the qualifications for this position. Five professional references will be requested at a later point in the search 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



TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE(TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE, ELA)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Iowa Testing Programs

Salary: $48,546.00 - $67,000.00

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

Job Duties:

Position Specific Summary: Test Development position with Iowa Testing Programs. Position will develop materials for use in assessments to support research needs in English Language Arts area.



Develop Standardized Achievement Test Materials




  • Assist with and/or develop materials closely aligned to relevant state and national standards for use in a variety of assessment programs.



Consultation and Administration




  • Assist in development of interpretative materials to accompany standardized achievement tests as assigned.



Research




  • Assist with and/or develop materials to be evaluated for use in assessments and other instruments to support research needs.



Support Education and Outreach




  • Work effectively with external consultants including Iowa educators on development and review of materials.



Budget Oversight and Management




  • Create accurate contract and payment requests and assist management in tracking expenditures.

  • Provide functional supervision of support staff.



Note to Applicant: Please assure your resume and letter of interest illustrate your work experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet each of the qualifications for this position. Five professional references will be requested at a later point in the search 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



TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Iowa Testing Programs

Salary: $48,546.00 - $67,000.00

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

Job Duties:

Position Specific Summary: Test Development position with Iowa Testing Programs. Position will develop materials for use in assessments to support research needs in the Science subject area.



Develop Standardized Achievement Test Materials




  • Assist with and/or develop materials closely aligned to relevant state and national standards for use in a variety of assessment programs.



Consultation and Administration




  • Assist in development of interpretative materials to accompany standardized achievement tests as assigned.



Research




  • Assist with and/or develop materials to be evaluated for use in assessments and other instruments to support research needs.



Support Education and Outreach




  • Work effectively with external consultants including Iowa educators on development and review of materials.



Budget Oversight and Management




  • Create accurate contract and payment requests and assist management in tracking expenditures.

  • Provide functional supervision of support staff.



Note to Applicant: Please assure your resume and letter of interest illustrate your work experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet each of the qualifications for this position. Five professional references will be requested at a later point in the search 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