Research Associate

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00598PO17 Classification Title Research Associate Internal Title Research Associate Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Pharmacy Department College of Pharmacy Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

8:30 – 5:00

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Individual will conduct the day-to-day operations of the Microscopy component of Microscopy and Flow Cytometry Core (MFCC) of CTT at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. The appointment will be made at the level of Director of Microscopy Facility,and, Co-Director of MFCC. Responsibilities include interaction with investigators, conducting training and performing microscopy services provided by the MFCC and participating in research projects in targeted therapeutics. Individual must demonstrate commitment to conduct business lawfully and ethically by constantly adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree with at least five years of experience in microscopy-based studies.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in operating a Microscopy core.


Knowledge of microscopic equipment and imaging software; intense attention to detail and compliance to biosafety procedures; the ability to read the scientific literature and develop research protocols; communications and networking skills, as well as experience in scientific manuscript and grant writing.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 12/31/2018 Job Open Date 12/13/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree with at least five years of experience in microscopy-based studies?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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