Temporary Research Assistant

College of South Jersey
March 18, 2023
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Temporary Research Assistant

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non- Laboratory) Department RWJ-Neuro & Cell Biology-PISC 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.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

The Pan Lab (www. pingyuepanlab.com) at Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is looking for a Lab Assistant to start ASAP. We welcome fresh graduate who plans to take 1-2 gap years to prepare for future graduate studies to apply. This is a great opportunity for you to build credentials in academic development, to learn research skills & strategies as well as to understand responsibility and team work in a practical setting. We will also consider experienced researcher who has a true passion for research and is able to commit for at least 2 years in the lab. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, provide assistance in studies of dopaminergic signaling in the mouse brain. Perform biological experiments to solve outstanding biomedical problems in the field of neurodegeneration.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Maintains transgenic mice lines in the vivarium. This involves handling mice for breeding, tail snipping, ear marking, genomic DNA extraction, PCR-genotyping and making weekly record of basic life signs for new transgenic mice.
  • Preparation of primary neuron and glia cultures, including cortical, hippocampal, midbrain neuron/glia cultures as required. Duties also include preparation of culture medium and reagents, troubleshooting to maintain the consistency of the cell culture quality.
  • Standard molecular cloning and DNA preparation.
  • Keeps a record of daily laboratory procedures. Participates in the evaluation of the existing procedures, suggesting revisions where necessary and proposing new procedures where required.
  • Under supervision, assists in the conducting of a continuous program of research in the laboratory. If requested, will assist in conducting specialized research for a particular phase of a project. This may involve western blotting and cellular imaging analysis.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Nonexempt Grade 99H Position Salary $15.00/hour Annual Minimum Salary Annual Mid Range Salary Annual Maximum Salary Standard Hours 35.00 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly Position Pension Eligibility


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Individual with experience in the biomedical science field who has stratified undergraduate studies or is working towards a Bachelor's degree.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have basic knowledge of biology, if not neurobiology, has a keen interest in self-development, and organized.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior laboratory experiences in cell culture and animal handling.
  • Equipment Utilized

  • Equipment specific to a N&CB laboratory.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical Demands: Ability to work in a lab environment.
  • Work Environment: Lab environment. Moderate noise.
  • Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 22ST3681

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick 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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  • Are you an individual with experience in the biomedical science field who has satisfied undergraduate studies or is working towards a Bachelor's Degree?
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