Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Research Associate- RI Clinical Translational Research

    Posted Date 7 days ago(12/4/2018 4:48 PM)
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    Research Associate - RI Clinical Translational Research

    Full Time, Benefits Eligible



    Wexner Center

    700 Children's Drive, Columbus OH 43205


    Laboratory Manager for the Immune Surveillance Laboratory at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This is a high-throughput translational human immunology laboratory that conducts and coordinates single- and multi-center studies of immune function in critically ill children. The Laboratory Manager will be expected to coordinate laboratory activities, perform experiments (including the use of cell culture, flow cytometry, and protein quantitation), manage laboratory safety programs, and perform the manufacture and quality control of immune testing kits for use in multi-center studies. The Laboratory Manager will also prepare research reports; assist in the preparation of scientific publications and research grant proposals; and prepare budget proposals for conducting research studies.


    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

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    • Conducts independent research studies and laboratory analysis in a specific area agreed upon in conjunction with a principal investigator.
    • Sets up research experiments according to appropriate hospital and research institute procedures.
    • Collects and analyzes data in accordance with appropriate statistical procedures, and prepares reports, inclusive of graphs, tables, and photographs, of the results of studies.
    • Collaborates and interacts with other researchers doing similar studies at NCH and at other research institutions.
    • Prepares manuscripts about research studies including information about difficulties encountered in setting up and conducting research studies.
    • Assists in the preparation of scientific publications and grant proposals with regard to a specific area of research. Attends scientific conferences and gives scientific presentations.
    • Serves as a resource person for other investigators and as a mentor to less experienced research personnel.
    • Prepares budget proposals for supplies and equipment needed to conduct research. Monitors study expenditures to assure that budgetary constraints are followed.


    1. Master of Science degree with one to two years of laboratory research experience or Bachelor of Science degree with two to three years of laboratory research experience.

    2. Must be able to use research methods in generating and collecting data and analyzing the data for report preparation.

    3. Must be able to develop complex position papers and reports, and help in preparation of research grant proposals and scientific publications.

    4. Must be computer literate.


    MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Percent of time spent on: 50% Conducting research studies 25% Collecting and analyzing data 10% Preparing position papers, publications and grant proposals 05% Resource person for other investigators 05% Mentoring less experienced research personnel 05% Purchasing supplies Minimum physical requirements: 100% Kneeling / reaching 100% Finger dexterity 100% Talking / hearing / seeing 33% Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes


    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


    EOE M/F/Disability/Vet



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