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University of Minnesota - 15th Ave Research Professional 1 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Apply for Job Job ID358867 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyResearch-Support Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code8352P1 Employee ClassCivil Service Add to Favorite Jobs Email this Job About the Job The Center for Drug Design is looking to hire a qualified individual to work as a Research Professional in the Twin Cities. Job Responsibilities: Perform research projects according to established protocols. These will include (1) cell culture and cell based assays (2) enzyme based assays (3) mouse experiments involving drug administration Directing and supervising undergrads and training new personnel and post docs when necessary. Detailed data recording and report writing. Writes routine summary reports on results of work for inclusion in publications, grant proposals, and oral presentations and confers with supervisors on interpretation of results and avenues of investigation. Read scientific literature as necessary. Actively participates in research efforts by exploring new possible approaches to problems or suggesting new interpretation of data. Assists in modifying existing techniques and procedures or in developing new ones. Attend regular lab meetings and keep an organized workspace and lab notebook. Salary: $36,000 - $41,000 Qualifications All required qualifications must be included in the application materials Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in the biological sciences or closely related area or an equivalent combination of education and relevant research experience to equal four years. Experience with cell culture Experience with mouse handling and injections Willingness to work on multiple projects Must be highly organized and attentive in the execution of safety standards and laboratory work. Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). Diversity Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. About the U of M The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC) The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most ibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations. At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022). The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.