Research Assistant II

Location
United States, North America
Posted
May 15, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

Posting Number: 9476

Internal Posting Date: 05-14-2014

Internal Closing Date: 05-20-2014

External Closing Date: 06-09-2014

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Research Assistant II

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Primary Department: 10002268 ENTOMOLOGY - ANR

Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable): This is an off-date position funded through June 30, 2015.

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 12

Position Summary: The successful candidate will act as an independent quality assurance auditor and/or under supervision of regional quality assurance coordinator; assists with planning and implementing quality assurance program at the North Central Region; will inspect and audit a comprehensive range of GLP studies conducted in the region; will conduct critical phase inspections, facility inspections, raw data audits, analytical summary report audits, and draft final report audits; will establish and implement a vigilant and efficient quality assurance procedure and ensure compliance with EPA GLP regulations; will maintain written and properly signed quality assurance reports of inspections/audits and submit the reports to the study directors and management in a timely manner; will maintain copies of study protocols, master schedules, and records of quality assurance unit; will prepare the quality assurance statement to be included in the scientific reports; will assist regional quality assurance coordinator in planning, implementing, and organizing the inspections/audits activities to meet the critical deadlines; will be required to travel to various sites at the North Central Region; also requires out-of-state travel.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field; three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience, including quality assurance and Good Laboratory Practice; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Master of science degree in a related field; five years of experience in GLP quality assurance profession; strong communication, interpersonal, and writing skills.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Work/Writing Sample

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address: www.ent.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

Union Affiliation UnionPI77476118