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|Staff Research Associate|
|Facility:||Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute|
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
***This position is contingent upon external funds***
Initiative and scientific engagement are exceedingly valued within this particular laboratory workplace community. The position allows for attendance at the CHORI Faculty Seminar Series, monthly seminars given by visiting scientists, and on-site journal clubs. The employee with exceptional leadership abilities and work ethic will also have the opportunity to present their project progress to the CHORI scientific community via slide presentation and/or poster session. For the highest caliber employee, mentorship and opportunities to contribute to projects leading to abstract submission at national scientific conferences and journal publication are available. The position affords numerous additional opportunities for career growth, workplace education, and advancement
The Staff Research Associate I, under supervision, performs technical laboratory procedures that require special training and skill, and usually has a theoretical background in one scientific field; or performs non-routine or a wide variety of routine, technical laboratory procedures but without (or before having demonstrated) the speed, resourcefulness, ingenuity, adaptability, or other qualities required in the performance of such duties at the Staff Research Associate II level. Employee will work on our Chlamydia pathogenesis and vaccine projects collecting and processing samples, organizing and maintaining data, and running routine lab experiments. The employee supports, initiates, maintains and completes experiments for the investigator and other members of the lab using molecular and cell biology and immunology techniques. The research requires interfacing with postdocs, graduate students, medical students and undergraduates in the lab.