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The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (MBG), a very large,
diverse and active research and teaching department that encompasses both
statuary and endowed components, shares a leading role in research and
teaching in modern biology at Cornell University.
The Feschotte and Kellogg laboratories (https: // kellogglab.org &
https: // blogs.cornell.edu/feschottelab/) are seeking a Research Aide jointly
shared between the Feschotte (75%) and the Kellogg (25%) laboratories. The
Research Aide will provide administrative support as well as assistance with
educational materials associated with cryo-electron microscope. This
includes assistance with scheduling of cryo-electron microscope training and
the formulation of user policies, as well as coordination of equipment repair.
The Research Aide should be available during business hours (EST) to assist
with routine tasks, including:
Provide direct support and oversight of scheduling of interviews for
prospective postdocs and staff, including travel arrangements as
Coordinate support for cryo-electron microscope.
Manage routine logistics related to both laboratories
Maintain and update lab websites and curriculum vitae, working with IT
professionals as necessary.
Post informational emails to listserv.
Maintain group meeting calendar and send out weekly emails announcing
meeting time, presenter, and other relevant activities including
identifying meeting times that are optimal for participants
Work with financial administrators to track sponsored projects and
accounting associated with projects
Provide assistance for sponsored project progress reports, just-in-time
requests, and track project spending
Assist in preparation of letters of recommendation
Maintain lab inventory and assist with ordering
This is a 20 hr./week, benefits eligible, one-year term position that is
anticipated to be renewed annually.
Hybrid virtual and in-person appointment will be considered.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Associate's degree, and up to 2 years of relevant experience or equivalent
Strong PC and MS Office skills required. Must have excellent customer
service skills and demonstrated ability to serve and communicate with a
broad range of people and to work under pressure with many interruptions.
Accuracy and Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical.
Must be able to adapt to changing priorities, situations, and demands.
Demonstrated history of reliability and the ability to maintain
confidentiality. Must be able to work independently while supporting the
efforts of an overall team.
Ability to handle confidential information
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been selected.
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No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this
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