Job Title Temporary Hourly - Part-Time Research Assistant
Department Biomedical Sciences - 31270
Job Category Temporary
This is a part-time temporary position.
Primary role: Laboratory Research to include the ability to accurately
adhere to experimental protocols, acquire, and archive data. The Research
Assistant will participate in all lab projects and be given the opportunity to
contribute as an author to lab publications and pursue promotion to a full-
time position. Candidates with experience in molecular/cellular biology such
as cell culture, western blot, PCR, plasmid purification, flow cytometer, and
animal handling are encouraged to apply.
Secondary Role: The Research Assistant will also be responsible for
maintaining lab inventories and ordering materials. Lab information:
https: // www. etsu.edu/com/dbms/faculty/xieq01.php
This position is contingent on outside funding.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our
students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and
acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and
contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East
Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
In addition to an intense curiosity and good background knowledge in
molecular/cell biology or biochemistry, the applicant must possess the
Skilled in standard laboratory techniques.
Skills in Cell and Molecular Biology is preferred.
Animal skills are a bonus.
Attention to detail and accuracy in methods and analysis.
Ability to perform data processing and analysis using Microsoft Excel and
Ability to accomplish assigned work tasks on-time.
Think critically and creatively about research and to positively
contribute to the lab goals.
Bachelor's Degree with 2 years work experience at a lab.
Posting Number SS00799P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside
funding source? Yes
Open Date 07/20/2021
Close Date 08/03/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to
applicants. All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent
upon sufficient funding.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
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