Research Assistant - Myocardial Biology and Heart Failure Laboratory

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  • Scarborough, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Nonclinical
  • Req #: 134128
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Position Summary
Conducts a variety of laboratory procedures under the general supervision of the principal investigator or the PI's designee. Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, and calculate and record results. Must be able to recognize problems or deviations in experimental conditions and notify appropriate personnel. Masters routine techniques and procedures relevant to overall goals of the lab. Position availability is directly related to grant funding.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • License/Certifications: N/A
  • Experience: 2 + years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability above that of a Research Assistant II.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and work effectively.
  • Visual acuity, manual dexterity, math skills and a scientific acumen are required.
**Will consider candidates with less experience.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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