PLASTIC SURGERY (IN-SPLA-IUINA)
The Department of Surgery is the third largest Department within Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). We are committed to the education and development of excellent surgical clinicians, incorporating the skills, knowledge and competencies essential for providing a high standard of care to residents across the state of Indiana and beyond. Faculty educators in the Department of Surgery strive to advance surgical scientists and their research and aim to instill the leadership qualities that will empower graduates to excel in all practice settings.
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As a Research Analyst, you will provide dedicated support to the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME) which is a multidisciplinary research center focused on the development of novel technologies that regenerate cells and tissues affected by age, disease, damage or congenital effects, ultimately leading to wound care and healing for patients in Indiana and beyond. The center is comprised of more than 30 scientists and staff working to reduce the number of amputations in the state of Indiana and deliver critically acclaimed science.
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As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and well-being for all throughout the state of Indiana.
- Performs complex and intricate laboratory experiments while following research techniques and procedures.
- Develops procedures and protocols in collaboration with leadership.
- Prepares research reports or analyses for projects.
- Maintains safety records and ensures safety/compliance procedures and protocols are followed.
- Provides guidance and support to junior-level staff in laboratory operations.
- May develop, prepare, and coordinate grant applications and grant-related activities to obtain funding for research projects and related work.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field
- Master's degree in a related field
- 3 years of related work experience
- Proficient communication skills
- Maintains a high degree of professionalism
- Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
- Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
- Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
- Highly thorough and dependable
- Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Working Conditions / Demands
- Training and experience in embedded tissue and analysis of wound samples
- High volume of histology work
- Wound and Regenerative medicine research work
- Immunohistochemistry staining on wound tissue sections
- Data analysis
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Equipment uitilized: Bright field and flourescent & confocal microscope, microtome, embedding center, tissue processor, PCR, Western Blot, and cell culture.
Note: Selected candidate must be up-to-date on all immunizations and will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening.Work Location
Indianapolis, IndianaJob Classification
Career Level: Career
Job Function: Research
Job Family: Research Analysis
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