Touro University California, a rapidly growing university offering graduate programs in health sciences and education, has an excellent opportunity for a Research Assistant for Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine/Primary Care Department on our Mare Island campus. The university is part of the Touro College and University System and is located on the northern tip of San Francisco Bay in Vallejo, California. Touro University California is an independent, non-profit Jewish-sponsored institution. It has 1,403 students in three graduate professional colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Education and Health Sciences). Touro welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds and characteristics.
Why you should join our team!
38 hour work week
Great work/life balance
TUC offers a welcoming campus and a positive, supportive culture
Solano County offers some of the lowest cost housing in the SF Bay Area
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Beginning April 1, 2019, the Taylor Lab is seeking a full-time laboratory assistant for one year. The lab assistant would be involved in performing a wide range of technical duties involved in collecting and analyzing muscle fiber architecture and muscle fiber types. These would include taking muscle fiber measurements, assisting in obtaining muscle samples and preparing the samples for immunohistochemistry, capturing digital images of stained muscle sections from slides, using the digital images to collect data by counting reactivity of muscle fibers to various antibodies and measuring muscle fiber cross-sectional areas.
QUALIFICATIONS: is the Education, Training and/or related experience needed by the person to perform the job.
Education/Training: Work requires a BA or BS in biology, zoology or other science-related scientific field. Training in basic anatomy and physiology is helpful.
Experience: Experience working in a research lab and in the use of a compound microscope is preferred.
Skills: Comfortable using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
MISSION Touro University California provides graduate and professional educational excellence in the fields of Health Sciences, Public Health, and Education. The TUC learning experience is student-centered, enriched by focused research and scholarship, and prepares professionals for rewarding lives in service to others both locally and around the globe.
VISION Touro University California - inspirational teaching and scholarship, transformative leadership, exemplary service.
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Touro University California provides quality educational programs in the fields of health care and education in concert with the Judaic commitment to social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to humanity.