Temporary - Research Assistant I

Employer
Nova Southeastern University
Location
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Number: 502057
Work Type: Temporary
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Biology BS
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:Temporary - Research Assistant ILocation:Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FloridaWork Type:TemporaryJob Category:Non-ExemptHiring Range:$14.00Pay Basis:

Hourly

Subject to Grant Funding?:Yes Essential Job Functions:1. Conducts research or assists in the conduct of research, including the collection of information and samples, such as blood, water, soil, plants and animals.
2. Analyzes experimental data and interprets results to write reports and summaries of findings.
3. Keeps detailed logs of all work-related activities.
4. Uses computers, computer-interfaced equipment, robotics or high-technology industrial applications to perform work duties.
5. Cleans, maintains, and prepares supplies and work areas.
6. Sets up, adjusts, calibrates, cleans, maintains and troubleshoots laboratory and field equipment.
7. Advances expertise through education, training, and/or research experience.
8. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge:
1. Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.

Skills:
1. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
2. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to under the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
3. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
4. Science - Proficient skills using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
5. Complex Problem Solving - Proficient skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Abilities:
1. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Physical Requirements:
1. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
2. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.

Job Requirements: Required Certifications/Licensures: Required Education:Bachelor's DegreeMajor (if required):In Related FieldRequired Experience:Up to two (2) years of experience in a research or academic environment.Preferred Qualifications: Is this a safety sensitive position?No Background Screening Required?No Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.

Sensitivity Disclaimer:Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

Advertised: Apr 25, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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