Research Assistant - Immunology Research



City
Scottsdale
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Immunology
Why Mayo Clinic
The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.
Position description
Performs various support functions in research laboratory using proper procedures to avoid the risk of laboratory-acquired infection or sample-to-sample contamination. Maintains and cleans equipment and the facility; maintains and restocks supplies; and maintains computer database. Works under direct supervision. Attention to detail is essential while dealing with multiple tasks. Flexibility is important in adjusting to frequent changes in work volume.
Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma with coursework in mathematics and relevant sciences. Must have previous work experience that demonstrates organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task. Experience with Excel software is preferred.
Additional qualifications
*** Seeking someone with experience in laboratory and animal handling areas ***

Requires manual dexterity, accurate typing, and good communication skills. Must be able to prioritize and adjust to changes in work volume.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.66 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday-Friday, first shift with flexibility to meet the needs of research
Weekend schedule

Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Research
Job posting number
146631BR
Recruiter
Frank Harris
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.