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Student Research Assistant - Orthopedic Histopathology Service Center

Posting ID 130974
Department Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation/Carver College of Medicine
Jobcode Ac/Sci Res Act
Working Title Student Research Assistant - Orthopedic Histopathology Service Center
Details

The University of Iowa Health Care, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation’s Histology Lab (located on the Oakdale Research Campus in Coralville) is looking for student research assistants to assist with various tasks in within the lab.

This position is for up 20 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours per week during the summer/breaks. Must have reliable transportation (personal vehicle, Cambus, or other form of transportation).

Duties for the position include:

  • Cleaning laboratory area/equipment and washing or sterilizing instruments/laundry and glassware used in a histology service center.
  • Receiving, unpacking, and storing mail, freight, biological specimens, or environmental samples to be used in a histology service center.
  • Running errands such as delivering experimental samples or cleaned equipment to proper location. 
  • Assembling completed histology microscope slides for whole slide scanning and upload to server.
  • Assist with other non-technical duties as assigned by management in support of the goals of the histology service center.

 Required Qualifications include:

  • Current enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program in an engineering, biology, or another field with an interest in science. 
  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, organize priorities, and work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well within a cohesive team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, and the public.
  • Ability to learn and perform lab procedures as well as follow oral and written instructions accurately.

Desired Qualifications include:

  • Previous laboratory experience.
  • Previous experience with power tools and equipment. 
  • Experience with data entry.

 This position is only open to undergraduate students registered at an accredited institution.  This position is open to UIowa students (S140) or non-UIowa students (PZ07).    

To apply for the position please send a resume to Kelly Norton, kelly-norton@uiowa.edu. Cover letters are not required but are highly encouraged. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the date the posting closes.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Contact KELLY NORTON
Email: kelly-norton@uiowa.edu
Application Instructions To apply for the position please send a resume to Kelly Norton, kelly-norton@uiowa.edu. Cover letters are not required but are highly encouraged. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the date the posting closes.
Ad Start Date 11/11/2022
Ad End Date 12/05/2022

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