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Research Assistant, Department of Pediatrics

Charlottesville

Research Assistant, Department of Pediatrics

  • R0040062
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Research
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology at the University of Virginia (UVA) is seeking a research assistant to assist with patient data and other computational research. The successful candidate will act as a specialist on research methods and equipment functions specific to investigations.

The successful candidate will:
  • Perform data entry, cleaning, analysis, and presentation.
  • Assist in preparation and writing of grant proposals, research presentations, and manuscripts.
  • Maintain and organize research group files and documents.
  • Participate in research meetings with national and international collaborators.
  • Participate in analyzing and interpreting experimental results in the context of the medical field.
  • Provide basic assistance to researchers in manipulating, computing, and analyzing data.
  • Perform library and literature research.
  • Specialize in research methods and equipment functions specific to Principal Investigators. Demonstrate expertise in troubleshooting problems and recommending solutions. Perform a variety of tests requiring high degree of proficiency.
  • Assist in training other staff members on procedures.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of experience. 6 years of lab-related experience accepted in lieu of degree.


Physical Demands:

This position can spend extensive periods of time standing and squatting while conducting experiments or caring for animals. Also requires keyboarding and other bench work and animal procedures requiring finer finger manipulation.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R0040062. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. This is a Non- Exempt level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via Skill Survey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Yelena Markazyan, Academic Recruiter at ym3mm @virignia.edu .

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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