Research and Office Assistant

Location
Washington, D.C.
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Job Description Summary:

The George Washington University, Department of Surgery is currently hiring for the position of Research and Office Assistant. Incumbent must be very knowledgeable of computers with a high proficiency in Microsoft Office – especially Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel; Adobe Photoshop; and EndNote/Reference Manager. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: experimental work; animal husbandry; mentoring; overall lab work -including placing orders and assisting with the preparation of manuscripts and grants, organizing the visiting professor series. Required: A minimum of a B.A. in Science or related field; a minimum of two years experience in either a laboratory or research institution; and excellent written/verbal communication and computer skills. Incumbent must be highly motivated, very organized, and have excellent proofreading and editing skills. Knowledge of the following techniques preferred, but not required: Cell Culture; Immunohistochemistry; Genotypic Analysis; DNA, RNA, Protein Extraction; PCR; Confocal Microscopy; Animal colony maintenance and breeding; Animal handling—including tail clipping, and ear tagging.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a master’s degree and 3 years of direct experience in the field.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

High proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel; Adobe Photoshop; and EndNote/Reference Manager. B.A. in Science or related field; a minimum of two years experience in either a laboratory or research institution; and excellent written/verbal communication and computer skills. Incumbent must be highly motivated, very organized, and have excellent proofreading and editing skills. Knowledge of the following techniques preferred, but not required: Cell Culture; Immunohistochemistry; Genotypic Analysis; DNA, RNA, Protein Extraction; PCR; Confocal Microscopy; Animal colony maintenance and breeding; Animal handling—including tail clipping, and ear tagging.


I. POSITION INFORMATION

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000024 Job Open Date: 04/05/2016 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Letter of Recommendation 1
    3. Letter of Recommendation 2
    4. Letter of Recommendation 3
    5. List of Publications
    6. Names and Contact Information for References

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