Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
40 Hours per week
Assist with research activities of the designated department or center as well collaborating investigators with attention to clinical, basic and translational research. He/she will be responsible for the day to day operations within the basic science laboratory. Duties will include bench research using molecular techniques such as protein overexpression in bacterial and mammalian cells, protein/enzyme purification, sample preparation for proteomic analysis as well as other duties as assigned by the principal investigator.
1. Independently designs and conduct research projects including managing the experiments and projects within the laboratory. 2. Identifies and troubleshoots technical issues within the experiment/s. 3. Develops new techniques, and protocols. 4. Orders supplies, maintains lab equipment and trains others on lab equipment and techniques. 5. Complies with all applicable accreditation and regulatory requirements and abide by all policies and procedures of Akron Children's Hospital. 6. Performs other duties and meets other qualifications as are reasonably specified by Akron Children's Hospital from time to time.
Technical Expertise 1. Experience in conducting research in a basic science laboratory required 2. Experience with animal models preferred. 3. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience 1. Education: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. 2. Minimum one (1) year of related experience. 3. Strong communications (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills required. Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. 4. Strong customer service skills and team orientation required. 5. Ability to prioritize work volume and meet deadlines efficiently is required. 6. Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred. 7. Years of experience supervising: None.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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