Project Aide

Stony Brook, NY
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Project Aide-1702940

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

HS Diploma/GED. Formal undergraduate course[s] with major in Biomedical Engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Biomedical Engineering. Formal education courses involving a neuroscience lab and/or some experience/exposure to a neuroscience environment.

Experience with one, preferably more than one of the following: basic animal handling, colony management of multiple breeding lines, and optical imaging for living system.

Brief Description of Duties: This position is established to accomplish necessary routine work for the project in coordination with graduate PhD research. The successful incumbent must be responsible and detail-oriented. Under the guidance of PI, the Project Aide will assist with sponsored research efforts toward understanding the connections within the brain’s reward circuitry using a unique optical imaging platform. Incumbent must possess outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team.

  • Assist with laboratory preparation and set-up, document preparation, and clean up.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a part time position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Equal Opportunity Employer, females, minorities, disabled, veterans.

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Official Job Title: Project Aide
Job Field: Clerical/Secretarial
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Biomedical Engineering-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Part-time Variable 10am-2pmBiomedical Engineering-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Oct 5, 2017
Posting End Date: Oct 19, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $12.00
Salary Grade: N9


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