As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Research Associate’s primary function is to provide laboratory technical assistance to support the goals and objectives of the laboratory or center. The individual assists in the design and execution of experiments, development of protocols, manuscript preparation and grant applications, and assists in supervising and coordinating various research projects that fall within the scope of approved protocols. Responsible for interpretation and reporting of results and maintenance of sample databases. Assists in the performance of experiments using a range of techniques including tissue and cell culture, and molecular, and biochemical analysis. Additional responsibilities include training staff and students, be responsible for laboratory safety and follow good lab practices.
Independent performance of experiments using a range of techniques, including tissue and cell culture (experience with iPSC culture is highly desirable); molecular, biochemical and morphologic analyses using variety of cell types
Data analysis and production of oral and written reports, participation in team meetings at which the work will be discussed and planned.
Assist with maintenance and operations in the laboratory in which studies occur.
Participation in collaborative projects with which the laboratories are involved.
â‹Conduct scientific research under the supervision of the investigator.
Assist in protocol development and grant applications for internal and external funding.
Assist in the preparation of manuscripts for publication and for presentation at scientific meetings.
Assist in writing SOPs and protocols for regulatory committees.
Work well with others in the laboratory so as to assist others in their studies and learn from them about alternative approaches to ones own work.
Assist with training and supervision of new staff and students
Post Graduate degree (Ph.D., M.D., J.D.)
3-5 years of research experience
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.