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Internal Number: 2112840
A Laboratory in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology is in need of a Research Assistant II.
This position provides support for tissue procurement. The primary focus will be obtaining consent from study subjects and working with an interdisciplinary team to identify potential donors for inclusion in research studies and collections. The position requires strong customer service and project management skills and the ability to work with VUMC team members in a fast-paced environment. Tissue collection, preparing samples for shipping, and Quality Assurance/Quality Compliance work will be done. The candidate must have strong communication skills (written and verbal) and be familiar with performance reporting, key performance indicators, and business reporting tools.
Position/Shift: Non-Exempt. 5:45am-2:15pm
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt has a long and rich history of excellence in teaching, clinical service, and research. Our collaborative efforts in personalized medicine in cancer, pharmacogenomics and the creation of Diagnostic Management Teams are at the "leading edge" of a revolution in the practice of pathology. The department lives and breathes our mantra that we are a "laboratory of the whole" for defining the future of pathology. We are committed to taking a leadership role in both basic and translational research in these areas of focus.
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