MSBPS - Teaching Assistant

Western University of Helth Science
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$17.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Posting Details

In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to the position's level, core duties, job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Classification Series Details

Function College of Pharmacy

Family Academic Support Services Classification Series Title Teaching Assistant

Classification Pay Scale

Minimum $17.00

Maximum $30.19

Posting Details

Posting Number S01198

Position Title MSBPS - Teaching Assistant Position Status Part-time Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1503-Master of Science in Pharm Sci Job Summary

To assist Principal Investigator (PI) in completing ongoing research projects and to support the PharmD program as a Teaching Assistant.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Familiar with laboratory surroundings. 2. Knowledge of general laboratory equipment. 3. Should have knowledge of terminology for common chemicals and lab supply items. 4. Familiarity with computers and internet search techniques.

Required Qualifications

1. EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree in science or pharmacy.

2. EXPERIENCE: No specific experience is needed, but must be familiar with laboratory surroundings.

3. Must be an admitted student to the Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy's, MSBPS Program.

List comments regarding work hours

This is a part time position not to exceed 20 hours per week.

Posting Date 10/25/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Must be an admitted student in the MSBPS Program. Please provide the name of your Faculty Mentor.

Essential Job Duties

Job Duties

Primary Duties:

- Assist PI and graduate students with ongoing research projects.

- General maintenance of laboratory and equipment.

- Conduct inventory of chemicals and supplies.

- Conduct literature searches in the library and online.

- Observe and participate in learning new laboratory research techniques.

Percentage Of Time 75% Job Duties

- Serve as a proctor during examinations administered in the PharmD curriculum.- Other duties as assigned from time to time by the P.I.

Percentage Of Time 25%

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes

If yes, list maximum weight and duration

WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use their hands to operate a PC in the performance of job duties and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Describe Work Environment

Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock. The employee is regularly exposed to wet humid conditions (non-weather), moving mechanical parts, and high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non- weather), and risk of radiation. The noise level in this setting may be loud due to the noise of ventilation system and hydraulic body hoist.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Letter of Recommendation #3
  • Additional Applicant Document
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