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Research Associate-Pharmacology (YT)

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to study the molecular mechanisms and develop new treatments for lung diseases including asthma and pulmonary fibrosis. Applicants must have a Masters Degree in a related field of science. This role will provide senior level support. -Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in any of the following areas: asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, cell biology, molecular biology, and animal handling. The Research Associate will work collaboratively with other researchers and the Principal Investigator. Duties include, initiating, executing and completing experiments, assisting in the interpretation and analysis of results and assisting in preparing and writing research papers, presentations, grant proposals, etc.

This position is 100% grant funded.

This position will work Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm; depending upon research needs position may require evening, weekend, and holiday work.


Masters Degree in related field of science

5+ years research experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Prior experience in asthma and pulmonary fibrosis is preferred;

Strong ability to interpret data and to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues;

Strong work ethic;

Ability to work as a team;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Organizational skills required.

Analytical skills required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook;

Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs.

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 - 100%

Hearing: 50 - 74%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50 - 74%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25 - 49 % (pound: up to 20 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes

Working with Animals: -Yes (rodents)

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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