Job Posting Job ID : 37050 (Repost) Location : Vancouver - Point Grey Campus Employment Group : Technicians & Research Assists Job Category : Non Union Research / Technical Classification Title : Research Asst / Tech 3 Business Title : Research Asst / Tech 3 VP / Faculty : Faculty of Medicine Department : Physical Therapy Salary Range : $23.
09 (minimum) - $25.19 (midpoint) - $27.28 (maximum) Full / Part Time : Part-Time Desired Start Date : 2020 / 03 / 15 Job End Date : 2021 / 03 / 31 Funding Type : Grant Funded Closing Date : 2020 / 03 / 30 Available Openings : 1 Return to Previous Page Guiding principle : "Midpoint" of the hiring salary range means the individual possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience.
Job Summary The CLSA PhMLA will assist in the collection of data from study participants through the collection and processing of blood and urine samples at the CLSA.
He / she will contribute to achievement of overall project goals by successfully collecting blood and urine samples, and by assisting the CLSA DCS Manager (the Manager) with administrative tasks, including those related to quality assurance of sample collection, laboratory management systems, laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration.
The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a national study of aging and health, both at population and individual levels.
The CLSA has recruited 51,000 individuals across Canada to participate over 20 years, approximately 1500 of whom are interviewed and assessed through a data collection site (DCS) at UBC in Vancouver.
Information is collected from participants once every 3 years through in-person interviews, as well as physical assessments and biological sample collections at the UBC DCS.
Organizational Status The CLSA PhMLA reports directly to the CLSA Data Collection Site Manager (the Manager) and works collaboratively with other study personnel on data collection.
The Manager reports directly to the UBC CLSA Site Principal Investigator, Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, and the CLSA National Coordinating Centre at McMaster University.
Decision Making / Accountability :
new or unusual problems are referred to the Manager, a senior CLSA PhMLA on the local team, or the CLSA National Biorepository Coordinator at McMaster University.
may also receive supervision and / or instruction from other study employees at higher classification levels than themselves and as deemed appropriate by the Manager.
Supervision Given As deemed appropriate by the Manager, and depending on experience, may participate in :
Graduate of BC or Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Sciences approved program. Minimum of 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
English fluency. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. Proficiency working with computers running Microsoft operating systems and software applications.
Must be reliable, independent and professional. Experience using LabWare Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), or other similar LIMS software platform, strongly preferred. .
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