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

Fri, 7 Apr 2017 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:

Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories (MORL) is seeking a self-motivated individual to conduct bioinformatics research focused on hereditary hearing loss and complement mediated renal diseases.  Bioinformatics is a field that combines both informatics and biology; where computer applications are used for accessing, analyzing, and processing biological data.  Key areas of responsibilities include experiments, simulations, modeling or theoretical investigations; enterprise system development for advanced genomic, molecular and medical genetics data/research analysis and evaluation; dissemination of research results; research proposals/grants; service; and human resources/supervision.

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/ENGIN(ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, UI CENTRAL NMR FACILITY)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: ChemistrySalary: $48,546.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 08/31/2017Job Duties: To assist in the operation of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) research facility.  Duties will include assisting the Director in the operation, maintenance, user-training and applications support of the spectrometers, accessories and data processing computers of the NMR facility. Perform experiments, simulations, or theoretical investigations.  Perform cryogen fills, check field homogeneity, resolve technical issues, set up and run solid-state NMR experiments. Collect data and evaluate relevance of data. Work independently on basic research tasks with oversight by Unit Director, Faculty or Principal Investigator (PI). Contribute to documentation of equipment and procedures. Maintain, operate and calibrate NMR instrumentation; train users on operation.  Power down/power up instrumentation, check console fans and filters, probe changes, verification of 90o pulse lengths, signal-to-noise ratio and magnetic field homogeneity, assist in troubleshooting and repairing problems with instrumentation. Analyze data for relevance and data integrity. Perform basic data analysis techniques. Compare results of scientific investigations to previously published work. Development of NMR applications and protocols, parameters optimization, small molecule structure analysis; opportunities exist for collaborative research. Prepare manuscripts for contributing author for publication. Present results in departmental seminars and at professional meetings, including NMR conferences. Contribute to new or continuing research, and equipment-acquisition grant proposals, to obtain funding for research activities. Supervise adherence to safety and compliance guidelines when necessary. Provide service to the scientific community, University and General Public. Consult and collaborate with the research community. Participate in public outreach activities as required by funding sources. May participate in national and international meetings within the discipline. Maintain NMR website and web reservations systems, monthly accounting, and NMR related outreach activities. Monthly archival of data. Mentor graduate/undergraduate student staff members. User training – coordinate and train users on the operation of low-field solution and solid-state NMR spectrometers, training teaching assistants and graduate students on equipment, etc. User compliance – check compliance of policies and take educational and corrective measures. **For a detailed job description, please email Christine Stevens (christine-stevens@uiowa.edu).** The Assistant Research Scientist is the first classification in the Research Scientist job family. For more information about this family, visit: https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PRJ 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 [...]



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

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $48,546.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/24/2017

Job Duties:

Conduct highly technical and specialized scientific research by performing research experiments in molecular biology, analyzing data and disseminating research findings.  Key areas of responsibility include experiments, data/research analysis and evaluation; dissemination of research results; writing of research manuscripts, proposals/grants; and human resources/supervision.

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 ASSOCIATE(CLINICAL TRIALS RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $40,805.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 09/01/2017

Job Duties:

Support, conduct and manage clinical trials to deliver and evaluate research protocols in dietary approaches to treat MS related fatigue.  Key areas of responsibility include protocol development/management and study responsibilities; research/clinical activities, 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 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 ASSOCIATE(CLINICAL HEALTH CARE RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 31 Jul 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 SPEC(CLINICAL HEALTH CARE RESEARCH SPECIALIST)Jobs@UIOWA

Mon, 31 Jul 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 ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck 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:

Provide support for hearing loss research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench and field), animal or human research. Research in the natural, health, physical and social sciences is included in this job family.  Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

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

Wed, 2 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/31/2017

Job Duties:

Provide support for research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench) that performs diabetes research involving mouse and human tissues. Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

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

Wed, 2 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $18.65 - $20.90/hr

Advertising Ends On: 08/31/2017

Job Duties:

Provide support for research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench) that performs diabetes research involving mouse and human tissues. Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

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, 9 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/23/2017

Job Duties:

Provide support for research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the bench laboratory, animal and human research. Research addresses the pathogenesis of leishmaniasis, a human parasitic disease, and other infectious diseases of humans. Responsibilities require knowledge of immunopathogenesis of infectious diseases, and working knowledge of animal models and human immune elements.  Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments relevant to immunology and immune gene expression, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

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: DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $37,313.00 - $43,469.00

Advertising Ends On: 08/23/2017

Job Duties:

RESEARCH ASSISTANT: DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY



BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY



To assist in the performance of psychiatric research by recruiting subjects, gathering information and assisting in the preparation of material for inclusion in reports; administer tests and/or questionnaires and compile results; and to collect, tabulate, and assist in the processing of data obtained.



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES




  • Assist in recruiting, enrolling, administering cognitive tests and/or questionnaires. This requires alertness, interpersonal sensitivity and responsiveness, especially when dealing with impaired patients

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills, including developing rapport and speaking clearly and effectively when recruiting, scheduling and following up with participants.

  • Schedule and coordinate the collection and shipment of biological specimens with other departments and outside sources.

  • Demonstrate accuracy and promptness in collecting, recording and entering study data.

  • Maintain databases, ensuring data and communication records are current.

  • Prepare and submit Institutional Review Board documents.

  • Perform library research on specified topics and prepare bibliographies and abstracts according to instructions.

  • Assist with data compilation and analysis for reports and presentations.

  • Demonstrate ability to successfully multitask by effectively allocating time and managing involvement in multiple research projects.

  • Occasionally travel off-campus for recruitment activities

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

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Biochemistry

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/23/2017

Job Duties:

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY



This person will work in the Biochemistry research laboratory of David Price. Exciting projects in the lab use a combination of biochemical, molecular, and cellular approaches that address the regulation of human and viral transcription, especially RNA polymerase II elongation control. This person will be responsible for the generation and interpretation of experimental data and assist in the daily operations of the laboratory.



 



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES





  1. Propagation of human cell lines




  2. Protein purification, SDS-PAGE, and Western blot analysis




  3. DNA plasmid construction and mutagenesis (PCR, DNA purification, bacterial transformations)




  4. Perform library research on topics studied, prepare research materials for reports, and assist in the preparation of papers for publication.




  5. Order general laboratory supplies, maintain equipment, and sustain laboratory organization.




  6. Analyze and interpret data with the help of others in the laboratory, and determine the validity of the results. Keep detailed laboratory notebooks recording experimental data and analyses and present these findings at weekly lab meetings. Recommend further experiments and/or changes in procedures.




  7. 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

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/24/2017

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)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Anesthesia

Salary: $37,313.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 09/01/2017

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 ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Anatomy & Cell Biology

Salary: $37,313.00 - $40,000.00

Advertising Ends On: 09/01/2017

Job Duties:

Research: Assist in two main research areas: 1) Transgenic animal production and maintaining; 2) Diabetes-related studies.



Conduct Experiments: Assist in the experiments of CRISPR design, RNA synthesis, PCR and gene cloning and genotyping. Assist in embryo manipulation including animal breeding, embryo collection and embryo transplantation and post-surgery care. Assistance in animal care involves close monitoring, animal handling, and blood glucose measurements. Assistance in diabetes experiments involves glucose tolerance test (oral glucose tolerance test and mixed meal tolerance test), glucose clamp, immunostaining, ELSA, islet isolation, islet perifusion and analysis.



Analyze and Summarize Data; Prepare Reports; Contribute to Manuscripts, Publications:  Prepare data for analysis and assist in research and writing for the publication of manuscripts.



Facilities and Equipment Management:  Assist in the maintenance of lab equipment.



Supervision/Staffing:  Supervision is received from the principal investigator.  Functional supervision may be exercised over undergraduate students.



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/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

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 ASSOCIATE(RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 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:

Provide support for hearing loss research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench and field), animal or human research. Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research into gene discovery and function, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

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 ASSOCIATE(RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $40,805.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/25/2017

Job Duties:

Provide support for research by conducting animal, cellular and molecular-based experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory including animal husbandry . Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, performing mouse surgeries, maintaining several mice genotype lines, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, and supervising students and new trainees.

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

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Pathology

Salary: $40,805.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/25/2017

Job Duties:

Become a member of our team – a team that is changing medicine and changing lives! The Department of Pathology is currently accepting applications for a Research Associate.  This position will perform a variety of laboratory procedures involving numerous steps and detailed techniques.  Plans research projects.  Tabulates experimental results, maintain accurate complete records of work performed, and takes an active role in the analysis of data.  Functions independently with ease and confidence. Is able to communicate clearly and precisely, to other members of our research team and to personnel outside of our laboratory.



Please note regarding references: The selected candidate should be prepared to provide 5 professional references upon request.

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



SENIOR APPLICATION ANALYST(SENIOR APPLICATION ANALYST)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Human Subjects

Salary: $40,805.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/23/2017

Job Duties:

The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development seeks a self-motivated and highly skilled professional to serve as a Senior Application Analyst in the Human Subjects Office. This position will design, plan, promote, and conduct activities of substantial complexity and impact for the human subject protection programs and services.  It will develop and coordinate procedures and programs to enhance investigator compliance with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) application process. This position will attend IRB meetings to document the discussion of regulatory determinations and any further actions needed for IRB approval.




  • Serve as liaison between IRB chairs, HSO staff, and UI investigators in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the IRB application and review process.

  • Conduct intensive, content-based review of research project application materials.

  • Assist researchers and project coordinators in preparing and submitting complete IRB application materials and appropriately written Informed Consent Documents.

  • Meet/communicate with investigators and coordinators to suggest additions or revisions that are necessary prior to IRB review.

  • Consult with investigators regarding proposed new research projects that are in the “planning stage” and provide advice on issues related to IRB review and approval.

  • Coordinate and work closely with HSO professional staff and IRB chairs regarding scheduling of IRB applications that have had intensive preliminary review.

  • Attend IRB meetings and document the discussions and determinations of the IRB for protocols reviewed at full board IRB meetings.

  • Compile relevant information from FDA and OHRP letters for review at Chairs meetings.

  • Assist in compiling reporting letters to various external regulatory agencies and internal institutional administration.

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate educational programs and materials aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the IRB application process.

  • Assist in planning and presenting educational workshops and seminars on various topics as assigned.

  • Assist in providing written content for the monthly HSOIRB newsletter, IRB Connection.

  • Participate in IRB Office Hours.

  • Prepare, maintain and update records and summary reports.

  • Serve as technical expert on the use of the HawkIRB data management system and the IRB application process.

  • Occasional functional supervision over student employees.



Note to applicant:



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