Job Title: Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 218236
Minimum Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.OR
Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and a minimum of three years' experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesPreferred
Experience with fluorescence/confocal microscopy.Previous experience in a cell biology or biochemistry laboratory.Experience in maintaining and running complicated laboratory systems.
Responsibilities This position involves participation in laboratory experiments with mammalian tissue cultures and other experimental models. Analytical procedures involve the use of a variety of techniques, including cell transfection, cell line maintenance, western blotting, quantitative PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, gene cloning, and plasmid preparation. The position also involves the management of routine laboratory activities such as ordering of supplies and maintenance of laboratory stocks. The duties include, but are not limited to:
General laboratory duties, preparation of buffer solutions, maintenance of tissue cultures, maintaining laboratory stocks.Perform experimental procedures under direction of Pl: studies of gene expression (western blotting, real-lime PCR).Generation of reagents, including transfected cell lines, plasmid cloning and expression, preparation of recombinant proteins.Inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies.Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: R9 Salary: $13.01/hour - $15.38/hour
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period:2/12/2020 until filledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Share this job with your network:
Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University