Researcher II - Child Development
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Jackson, MS

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Job Requisition ID:

R00007907

Job Category:

Research (Non-Faculty Only)

Organization:

SOM-Peds-ADHD & PCIT Research Group

Location/s:

Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Researcher II - Child Development

Job Summary:

Conducts research applying theoretical and professional working knowledge for desired outcomes to include, but not limited to, conducting and modifying procedures as needed, data collection and analysis, laboratory management, preparing and designing reports, and communication.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree, or associate's degree plus two (2) years of related experience. No other equivalents.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Written and verbal communications skills. Interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Leadership skills

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and maintains culture media, reagents, and experimental animals as appropriate; modifies existing research techniques in collaboration with research faculty establishes, and independently performs routine and non-routine experiments; compiles, analyzes, and interprets research data using various relevant computer software applications; compiles processes and analyzes data; organizes and manages research data; responsible for evaluation and interpretation of results, and design process which may be in collaboration with the pi or completed independently
  • Responds to data-related requests from research faculty, project staff, and agencies
  • Performs training duties involving lower level employees
  • Records research procedures and results; files and maintains records; keep detailed records of all laboratory activities
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, including the areas of quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control; performs the quantitative analysis according to established standard operating procedures (sops); ensures that knowledge about regulatory requirements is current; assists research faculty and colleagues with day-to-day laboratory operations including monitoring the budget and inventory control ensuring quality control and safety compliance, developing policies and procedures, and ordering supplies; communicates regularly with the research faculty about all aspects of research trials
  • Identifies problems, troubleshoots and analyzes variations observed and reported in regular testing protocols; modifies, refines or adapts techniques and procedures; troubleshoot problems with all aspects of evaluation and recommends solutions; adapts and/or modifies experimental methods based upon interpretation of data
  • Monitors, maintains, sets up any study equipment, and maintains laboratory equipment in proper working order, following appropriate laboratory safety protocols
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, frequent crouching/stooping, frequent driving, frequent kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, and frequent walking.

Time Type:

Full time

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:

No

Pay Class:

Hourly

FTE %:

100

Work Shift:

Day

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Date:

07/31/2020

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):