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Research Assistant

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Last Updated: 6/01/22

Job Description

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant will perform moderately complex research following established protocols; assist data analysis, manuscript development, and conference presentations.

Essential Duties

  • Assist with animal experiments and maintain mouse colonies.
  • Perform qualitative analysis of protein and gene expression
  • Perform data analysis and weekly reports
  • Conduct literature searches, gather and summarize relevant findings from the published scientific literature.
  • Engage weekly meetings with PI and other research team members.
  • Assist with writing papers for submission to peer-reviewed journals.
  • Facilitate the development of conference presentations.
  • Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered into databases.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results.
  • Participate in trainings and advisory committee meetings, as scheduled.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, behavior science, health, or related field.

Minimum Requirements

  • Meet competency requirement (experience in content area within the last five years).
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of related experience is desired

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal/human relation skills.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to tend to details.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and data inventories.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer, navigate the internet, and use qualitative data processing software.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.

For more information and to apply,

Charles R. Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Details

Los Angeles, California, United States