Job Title: Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225978
Minimum Requirements A 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 research, basic science or a clinical setting particularly clinical trials researchORAn 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 research, basic science or a clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentialityAbility to complete work and to meet deadlinesMust be able to understand instructions regarding biological and chemical safety and demonstrate familiarity with basic aspects of biochemistryAbility to work independently, accurately and solve technical and methodological issues that may arise during the course of researchExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsDetail-oriented with strong prioritization and organizational skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases or willingness to learn
Preferred Previous laboratory experience, especially with skills in cell culture, animal management and basic molecular biology (e.g.
PCR, IHC, Western blot, Flow analysis). Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to: General laboratory duties, preparation of buffer solutions, maintenance of cell cultures, maintain laboratory equipment and inventory. Perform experimental procedures under direction of PI: studies of gene expression (western blotting, real-time PCR). Records all experimental findings in a laboratory notebook, and analyzes and interpret experimental findings, prepares figures and diagrams for presentations and publications. Animal inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies. Other duties as assigned.Shift/Salary Shift: DaysPay Grade: R9Salary: $12.62/hrSalary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 4/12/2021 - 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/ AU Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, 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.
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