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Staff Research Associate II - School of Science and Mathematics

Employer
College of Southern Nevada
Location
Las Vegas

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Staff Research Associate II - School of Science and Mathematics

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.


If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

Position Summary

This position reports to the Laboratory Director. The position is located at the Henderson campus. However, multi-campus travel is required.

Under direct supervision, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Setting up laboratory materials and equipment necessary for labs in general biology, microbiology, and anatomy and physiology.
  • Handling live and preserved microbe, plant, and animal specimens.
  • Preparing media and chemical solutions.
  • Using equipment such as microscopes, PCR thermocyclers, electrophoresis chambers, spectrophotometers, pH meters and analytical probes, environmental
    chambers, scales / balances, autoclaves, incubators and hot plates, centrifuges
    and mixers.
  • Replenishing and maintaining inventory of supplies.
  • Maintaining clean, safe laboratory areas.
  • Properly handling, storing, and disposing hazardous materials including biological waste.
  • Coordinating with the supervisor, other Staff Research Associates, Academic Faculty, and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.


Essential Job Functions
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle sufficient to travel between CSN campuses.
  • Must be able to work with various chemicals and equipment and to handle, store, and dispose, of various hazardous chemicals and biological materials in accordance with appropriate regulations/procedures


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the required area of specialization and one year of professional experience in a research laboratory; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Staff Research Associate I in Nevada State service.


Salary Range

Grade 31, Step 1 - $43,346.88

Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1. The College of Southern Nevada offers a competitive benefits package, including an excellent PERS retirement plan (a defined benefit plan), generous vacation & sick benefits, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and a choice between three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

Exempt
No

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial College Transcripts (optional) - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the job posting.


Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.

NSHE - INTERNAL APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE

CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date
11/26/2021

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.


To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CSN-External/job/CSN---Henderson-Campus/Staff-Research-Associate-II---School-of-Science-and-Mathematics_R0127451

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.





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