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Children's Mercy Kansas City Research Associate Masters in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The position is designed to assist in research for projects related to Molecular Microbiology and Infectious Disease. The position is necessary to maintain and enhance overall research productivity and support molecular and microbiology testing for both industry and federally sponsored studies. The position will involve research planning, data collection and analysis, manuscriptand grant preparation, and writing progress reports.


  • Consultation with Lab Director, will plan and implement research independently• Understanding and implementing molecular and microbiology techniques• Assist in literature review, design and troubleshoot protocols

  • Organized and accurate collection of data collected from research projects• Maintenance and organization of all data files, data scoring/coding, and computerized data entry• Manuscript preparation by working closely with the laboratory director on materials for presentation andpublication with credited authorship as appropriate.• Assisting and/or writing abstracts and preparing posters for presentations at national meetings


  • Master's Degree and 1-3 years experience and Medical education and training andother biomedical or molecular microbiology laboratory work could be considered as work relatedexperience.

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $24.35, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-14612

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago (4/8/2021 4:19 PM)

Posting Category Research


Shift Day shift

Work Type Full Time 60-80

Work Days monday - friday

FLSA Status Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Julie Aust