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Research Assistant

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 71630

Job Information:

The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, The University of Iowa, is seeking a Research Assistant to conduct clinical orthopedic hand and upper extremity research for a faculty member.
This position will perform research activities based upon protocols developed by the principal investigator of the research project or other department research staff. Read and review articles as directed. As individual skills develop, analyze literature to develop hypothesis for discussion with other researchers or principal investigator. Read and understand protocols. As individual skills develop, troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to other researchers or principal investigator. Arrange and plan daily activities to prepare for research protocols. As individual skills develop, perform complex techniques as outlined in research protocols and test and evaluate current procedures. Record and consolidate data as directed by Principal Investigator (PI). Track progress/success of research project. May present results at research meetings. Develop and monitor quality controls. Collect, track, and perform data entry for reports. Prepare materials for reports. As skills develop, analyze data. Prepare bibliographies and abstracts for publications.
This position may require some evenings and weekends during deadline season.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

For a full list of requirements and to apply for the position please visit our website at, Req #71630

Posted 11/01/17

Job ID: 62407