Research Scientist Wanted In Salt Lake City

Published 2017-12-16
Expires 2019-06-14
ID #10391
Research Scientist Wanted In Salt Lake City
United-states, Utah, Salt Lake City,
Published December 16, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Research scientist

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Requisition Number: PRN15923B

FLSA Code: Professional

Patient Sensitive Job


Standard Hours per Week: 40 hours

Full Time or Part Time?:
Full Time

Shift: Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, 9-5.


Department: 01402 - HCI Sean Tavtigian Lab


City: Salt Lake City, UT

Pay Rate Range: 47600 to 90400
/>Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime.



Develops research projects and is responsible for scientific design, conduct and interpretation, presenting results and
publishing manuscripts.


1. Develops scientific research projects and acts as a principal
investigator or co-principal investigator.

2. Researches and stays current with project related scientific literature.
/>3. Sets up new methods or assays to accomplish scientific objectives.

4. Identifies and implements creative solutions to
overcome problems.

5. Organizes, interprets data and derives study conclusions.

6. Manages and trains research staff
to achieve research goals.

7. Collaborates with internal and external investigators on multiple research projects ensuring
scientific significance and feasibility.

8. Summarizes results of clinical studies in the form of scientific abstracts and

9. Serves as a resource to provide clinical and scientific information needed for various initiatives.
/>10. Contributes to teaching activities by preparing and presenting educational seminars.

11. Assists with grant preparation by
researching background, significance and planning statistics.

12. Attends national conferences and presents results of clinical

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that
may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that
may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as
typing), walking. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in
biology, chemistry or other scientific discipline in a related field plus four years of experience or equivalency required. Demonstrated
human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the
essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Type: Benefited Staff
/>Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed
to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment
opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from
historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly
encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah
state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: target="_blank">[email protected] or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to
qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please
contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ class="caps">TDD), email: [email protected].

University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired
into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and
other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of
hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving
monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement
Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position
may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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