Professional Aide

Job description

Job no: 688136
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 00
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Physiology Human Pathology Com 10034427
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Temporary
Unit Position Summary

The primary duties of the Laboratory Assistant will include performing metabolite extractions from biological samples, preparation of analytical standards and stock solutions, and performing serial dilutions. Additionally, individuals may have the opportunity to assist with the setup and execution of LC-MS experiments to quantify biological molecules, and to supervise undergraduate assistants. Laboratory Assistants may also have the opportunity to participate in individual research projects. Training will be provided for all procedures to be performed in the lab, and no previous experience with mass spectrometry instrumentation is required.

Desired Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have recently obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology or a related life science area and should be able to demonstrate aptitude in general laboratory skills including pipetting, serial dilutions, attention to detail, and record keeping. Completion of the Capstone Lab in Physiology or an equivalent laboratory course as part of the bachelor’s degree course of study is required for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, CV, and 3 Professional references with contact information.

Special Instructions

Please contact Todd Lydic ([email protected]) and provide a current resume if you are interested in applying for a Laboratory Assistant position.

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Summary of Health Risks

Employees may work with or near human and/or animal blood and/or tissues; live animal; bio-hazardous chemicals and materials; viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens; radioactive materials; medical waste; and sharp implements.

Advertised: Jan 4, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
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Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 4/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time