Research Assistant 1 (part-time 30 hours/week)
Job Title: Research Assistant 1 (part-time 30 hours/week)
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 8802
Job Description Position Objective
- Perform DNA extraction on a variety of different specimens including clinical samples and pure isolates. (35%)Prepare clinical samples for micro/mycobiome studies. (20%)Order laboratory supplies. (10%)Perform a variety of other in molecular based assays, including quantitative qPCR. (10%)Analyze data and plan follow-up experiments accordingly. (10%)
- Perform a variety of other in-vitro assays, including bacterial and fungal biofilm characterization. (5%)Maintain test equipment utilized in experiments. (5%)Perform other duties as assigned. (5%)
- Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the medical mycology field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Ability to operate laboratory equipment. Strong organization skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy, time management skills, and follow-through.Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively within a team.Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Effective problem-solving skills; must demonstrate sound judgment and good decision-making. Willingness and ability to rely on and follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.Ability to meet consistent attendance.Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face.
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