Temporary Hourly - Part-Time Research Assistant

East Tennessee State University

United States

August 3, 2021

Description

Posting Details Job Title Temporary Hourly - Part-Time Research Assistant

Department Biomedical Sciences - 31270 Pay Grade Job Category Temporary Job Summary

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 employer.

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 following:

  • 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 related programs.
  • Ability to accomplish assigned work tasks on-time.
  • Think critically and creatively about research and to positively contribute to the lab goals.
  • Required Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree with 2 years work experience at a lab.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master's Degree

    Salary

    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.

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
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