Laboratory Assistant OPS (Part-time)
Job Title: Laboratory Assistant OPS (Part-time)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 47960
Department The Office of Research seeks to fill the position of Lab Assistant at the TMH-FSU Rapid Response Lab.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities This position will be responsible for the preparation, storage, dispensing and distribution of: viral transport medium, qPCR primer probe sets, qPCR controls, and other consumable laboratory reagents. Preparation of these reagents will require understanding of inventory, usage rates, and resupply times. The applicant will work closely with Rapid Response Lab Coordinator and ensure that day-to-day operations are equipped to proceed without interruption.Qualifications A Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years' experience working in a research lab setting.Preferred A Master’s Degree.
Familiarity with qPCR and qPCR data interpretation.Other Information The job requires a strong dedication to accurate and precise benchwork. The work includes: Preparation of Stock Solutions and a familiarity with RNA-Isolation, biochemical preparations. The candidate will be working with precision equipment including robotic liquid handlers.Anticipated Salary Range Salary will be commensurate with experience. It is anticipated the starting salary will be no less than $15/hour.Pay Plan This is an OPS/temporary Job.Schedule It is anticipated that the schedule will be Monday - Friday, from 8:00am to 12:00p (20 hours per week). However, the schedule may change once the position is filled and workload is evaluated further.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. 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.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, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.