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jshaw88
07-07-2010, 11:46 PM
Job Title: Research Associate
Location: Dayton, OH
Company: Community Tissue Services

The Research Associate is responsible for conducting Research and Development
projects, with involvement from initial development through execution and
closeout. In this key role you will perform biomechanical testing on various
tissues using a variety of experimental methods, executing projects related to
new allograft development, recovery and processing method improvements. You will
collect and analyze data, prepare research reports and manuscripts for
publication, and assist with surgical procedures in support of animal research
projects.

We offer a highly competitive benefit package including medical, vision, dental,
life and supplemental insurance options, 401(k) with employer contribution and
match, tuition assistance and generous paid time off (PTO).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Drug-Free Workplace.

Requirements
Education and Certification
BS degree required from an accredited university in engineering or closely
related scientific area. CTBS certification required, or must be obtained within
three years of hire into this position.

Experience
Demonstrated engineering research experience preferred. Experience with material
testing systems and machine shop equipment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to
solve and analyze technical problems and give recommendations. Must be detail
oriented and have the ability to organize and keep accurate records.
Professional development will be continued through training, courses, seminars,
conferences, and networking/mentoring. Will be required to handle highly
sensitive information with strict confidentiality.

Work Environment
Position requires exposure to gross anatomy. Some overnight travel required to
attend training workshops, conduct collaborative research, and present work at
meetings. Must be able to meet the required physical demands with or without
reasonable accommodation.

Company Description
Do more than make a living. Make a difference!

Make a direct impact on the life of another by being a member of a very unique
team of individuals. Community Tissue Services (CTS) is a not-for-profit tissue
bank founded and headquartered in Dayton OH. CTS proudly serves the public
through recovery, processing and distribution of human tissue grafts used for
transplantation in life-saving and life-enhancing procedures. CTS is currently
one of the largest US tissue banks, distributing nearly 10% of the tissue grafts
in the United States. We are the largest nonprofit provider of skin grafts to
surgeons for severe burn patients. CTS is accredited by the American Association
of Tissue Banks (AATB), and strives to be on the forefront of new graft
development and biotechnology to better serve recipients and medical
professionals.
Visit our website for more information and to apply:
http://www.cbccts.org/index.asp


Joshua Shaw
R+D Mgr / Research Engineer
Community Blood Center
Community Tissue Services
349 S. Main Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Email: jshaw@cbccts.org