Graduate Research Assistant I

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Number: 496892
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Categories: Research, Service, & Sponsored Programs

About Us:We are excited that you are considering joining Nova Southeastern University!

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Job Title:Graduate Research Assistant ILocation:Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FloridaWork Type:Full Time with Full BenefitsJob Category:ExemptHiring Range:$25,000Pay Basis:Annually Subject to Grant Funding?:Yes Essential Job Functions:1. Manages four (4) aquarium systems, being responsible for maintaining corals in good health, including routine feeding, water quality maintenance, algae control, syphoning detritus, ordering equipment and supplies necessary for tank maintanance, preparation for hurricanes, quarantine, and treatment as necessary.
2. Acts as second manager of another four (4) aquarium systems.
3. Contributes to basic and applied research activities. Performs a variety of tests, makes detailed observations, analyzes data, and interprets results.
4. Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures.
5. Assists writing research reports for funding agencies.
6. May participate in the publication of significant results.
7. Advances expertise through education, training, and/or research experience.
8. Performs other duties as assigned or required.Marginal Job Functions:Schedules meetings for various groups.Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:1. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
2. Database and data entry skills.
3. Ability to utilize or learn to utilize software relevant to the research program, new research methods and, work routines quickly.
4. Ability to read and comprehend reports and other scientific literature.
Job Requirements: Required Certifications/Licensures:1. SCUBA certification.
2. Must obtain within four (4) weeks of hire an AAUS certification.
Required Education:Bachelor’s degreeMajor (if required):Biology or related scienceRequired Experience:1. Six (6) months experience working in a laboratory or scientific research environment.
2. Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at the Oceanographic Center.
Preferred Qualifications: Is this a safety sensitive position?No Background Screening Required?No Pre-Employment Conditions: Sensitivity Disclaimer:

Advertised: Aug 19, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
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