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Research Assistant Job

Job Number: RIH14346

Job Title: Research Assistant, Cardiovascular Research Lab

Department: 2SCAR ABID HCC - 7671001

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Preferred experience in biochemical and molecular biological methods including mammalian cell culture, DNA, protein, PCR, Western blots, immunohistochemistry, and microscopic imaging. Candidate should be motivated to learn new laboratory techniques and functional/biochemical assays including data analyses. Will need to work with animals; previous experience will be an added advantage.

Completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree in the scientific field off the research being conducted.

Requires a working knowledge of statistics, computer programming and research methodology.

Requires a professional level of knowledge of the scientific field germane to the research being conducted.

Three to six months related experience.


Seeking a research assistant for a cardiovascular research lab. Under supervision and following established policies and procedures, conducts experiments using in vivo/or in vitro techniques. Performs minor surgery on animals. Operates monitoring equipment; collects and analyzes data using statistical methodology. Reviews literature in the field for informational purposes or to gather data.