Researcher (OPS) - Institute of Molecular Biophysics

Job description

Job ID: 44184

Regular/Temporary: Temporary


Institute of Molecular Biophysics
Kasha Laboratory (KLB)


We are looking for a part-time research assistant to help with FSU-wide scientific, technical, and computational asset compilation, documentation, update, and upload. The work will involve downloading/uploading asset data, department-wide cross checking of equipment against data, and adding/correcting equipment information and documentation in consultation with various departmental core facility personnel. The work will include the following:

- Revising long and short description of equipment.
- Categorizing equipment into groups and sub groups.
- Documenting current status of equipment, cost of usage, and usage requirements.
- Photographic documentation of equipment, accessories along with FSU property tag.
- Documenting manufacture and instrument information.
- Collecting operating procedures, protocols, and manuals of equipment.
- Uploading, downloading, and correcting the data in database.
- Other related tasks assigned by the supervisor.


Candidate should have some experience with scientific, technical, and computational equipment. Should be able to follow directions/examples and work independently. This position requires the candidate to pay close attention to details such as model numbers, accessories, and modifications.

The selected person should have strong interpersonal skills and should be able to work with department-wide core facility personnel. Majority of the documentation work will need to be completed during the open business hours of the University.


Science/engineering background is preferred. Ability to document details and some knowledge of database and web sites a plus.

Contact Info

If interested, contact Thayumanasamy Somasundaram at [email protected]

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Tentatively $10 per hour for up to 10 hours per/week but flexible to suit department needs.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act,

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Job No:
Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 10/18/2018
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