Research Technologist 1/Clinical Research Associate - Medicine

Research Technologist 1/Clinical Research Associate - Medicine

Penn State University | University Park, PA, 16802, US

Posted 8 days ago

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, in Hershey, PA is seeking a candidate for a Research Technologist to collect and organize data for the use in reports and other presentations. Maintain and order supplies/equipment as needed for the lab. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

* Apply standard scientific practices, techniques, and methods as appropriate for specific situation, correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results, and follow protocols through a series of related detailed steps or processes


* Contribute to experiments/tests in the laboratory/field to test, prove, or modify theoretical propositions on basis of research findings and experiences of others researching in related technical areas; may include measurements and recording of observations, collecting, compiling and processing of data


* Organize data/findings for use in technical reports, documents, or oral/written presentations


* May coordinate operational activities in a research laboratory, providing support services to researchers and technicians


* Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and standards for lab operations to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the laboratory


* Coordinate ordering, maintaining appropriate inventory, storage, and maintenance of supplies, lab ware, and instruments essential to the operation of the lab


* Instruct others in protocols and instrumentation


* May supervise lower level staff, wage employees and/or students



TYPICAL EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

1+ years related experience

Bachelor's Degree or higher

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of refunding

The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position:

* Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
* Pennsylvania Child Abuse History
* Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check

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