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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Research Associate in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a higher-level authority. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and reaches preliminary scientific conclusions related to research planning 3. Ensures data results are compiled, analyzed, and presented properly. 4. Analyzes, develops and interprets scientific results. Maintains clear documentation of results. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 5. Performs independent research and laboratory techniques and participates in experimental research planning. 6. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, research assistants, graduate students, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety officers, and Animal Care personnel to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the laboratory. 7. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions, staff at biotechnology and reagents companies to consult on research methods and to keep abreast of product information and developments. 8. May perform other duties as assigned. Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to train incoming lab personnel in experimental methods developed in laboratory. Posting Position Title: Research Associate 1, MS Required Skill/ability 3: Positive attitude, strong work ethic and the ability to work directly with others or to work independently (depending on the given task). Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) University Job Title: Research Associate Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to independently plan and conduct multiple, complex, basic research studies. Strong technical and scientific abilities to perform complex laboratory experiments and procedures. Detail oriented both in experimental work and in record keeping. Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to learn new techniques and experimental protocols. Excellent time management skills to manage multiple ongoing projects. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision. Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to follow complex, multi-step protocols precisely, understand the scientific basis underlying each step of the protocol and independently troubleshoot complex, multi-step protocols with limited supervision Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.