UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in IOWA CITY, Iowa

RESEARCH ASSOCIATERequisition # 72654Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Monday, April 30th, 2018Advertising Started on:Monday, April 16th, 2018Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Orthopaedics and RehabilitationSalarySalary:$40,805.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:4AJob DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:To conduct experimental laboratory research work in the Bone Healing Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, including testing and evaluating current procedures, and assist in judging the validity of experimental test data obtained. Perform, surgical monitoring, pharmaceutical delivery, and post-operative care. Demonstrate or perform urinalysis, hematology, parasitology, and microbiology. Collect and analyze specimens such as blood. Prepare and submit tissues for histology. Direct and perform data entry, labeling, and processing of laboratory specimens. Train technicians on technical skills and how to anesthetize and perform various procedures with animals which pertain to the investigators' study. Perform technical skills and assist investigators with technical aspects of a study. Monitor/maintain post-operative medical records. Supervise and instruct hourly staff members.Education Required:Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.Experience Required:1-3 years of experience providing professional healthcare for animals, including administering pharmaceuticals and/or vaccinations.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Certifications:A veterinary technician certificate or veterinary assistant experience is required.Desirable Qualifications:Highly Desirable Qualifications:Experience managing care for large animals.Experience working in a research setting.Supervisory experience.Online Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationAttention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Contact:Sarah M Burnett - sarah-burnett@uiowa.eduCmed-Orthopaedics and RehabPomerantz Family Pavilion720 Melrose Avenue01167-A PFPIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-356-7121For information about applying for P&S positions, please go toProfessional and Scientific Position Application ProceduresThe qualifications for the positions are listed in the job advertisement.Equivalent combinations of education and related work experience may be considered. The salary listed indicates the minimum for the pay grade to a level commensuratewith qualifications and experience. To review P&S or SEIU pay schedules or for acomplete classification description go to theUniversity of Iowa Compensation andClassification web site.The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimin