Research Teaching Specialist III

Rutgers University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 56258.
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Teaching Specialist III

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department NJMS-Medicine-Infectious Diseases Overview

New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark's University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist III for the Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) within the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). Under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Research Operations Assistant Director, the Research Teaching Specialist III will conduct research activities in diagnostic microbiology within a specialized biosafety level three (BSL3) containment laboratory. May be responsible for the management of a small-sized laboratory area. Assists the Principal Investigator with budgetary, training and administrative responsibilities, income revenue streams.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Cultures and quantitates pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria M. Tuberculosis requiring work in BSL3 facilities and extracts DNA/RNA as needed.
  • Performs detailed colony forming unit and DNA/RNA measurements of strain stock cultures.
  • Performs validation studies on current and new diagnostics/systems including limit of detection, inclusivity, exclusivity, and interference studies.
  • Identifies shortcomings and benefits of diagnostic systems through systematic experimentations relevant for each new diagnostic.
  • Assists in the development and testing of modified or new uses for diagnostic systems understudy.
  • Makes detailed progress reports and report slides of studies as required.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 22S Position Salary 61,174 Annual Minimum Salary 56258.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 67315.000 Annual Maximum Salary 79787.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description HPAE, Local 5094 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Master's Degree in a relevant science plus one (1) year of related research experience, or a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant science plus two (2) years of related research experience.
  • Experience in microbiological and bimolecular techniques with BSL2 and BSL3 bacterial pathogens.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with virulent M. tuberculosis.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Sitting at computer for length of time; lifting of charts approx. 3-5 lbs. up to 25 lbs.
  • Special Conditions

  • Candidate must successfully complete a security risk assessment by the U.S. Department of Justice, and will be enrolled in the personnel reliability program, and be approved for access to select biological agents and toxins by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) as a condition of employment.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0410

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City Newark State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained in a relevant science?
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • None of the above
  • Do you have experience in microbiological and bimolecular techniques with BSL2 and BSL3 bacterial pathogens?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of related research experience do you have?
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Applicant Documents

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  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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