Research Assistant - CSM Biology
Job posting number: #7195312 (Ref:ej-4805426)
Posted: November 20, 2023
Research Assistant - CSM Biology
Job ID: 265864
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.
Augusta University - Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.
The research assistant will be in charge of organizing and maintaining a research laboratory specializing in Drosophila. The technician will be responsible for maintenance of the laboratory and Drosophila stocks. The Assistant will complete Drosophila genetic experiments and supervise undergraduate workers, both paid workers and those seeking credit hours. Work on molecular biology and data analysis is also preferred and training will be provided.
The duties include, but are not limited to:
Drosophila Maintenance: Oversee maintenance and husbandry of Drosophila stocks.
Lab Oversight: Oversee and maintain lab supplies, lab cleanliness, and care of equipment.
Supervise Undergraduates: Supervise and monitor undergraduates students conducting research in the lab.
Molecular Techniques: In support of experiments, perform DNA cloning and other molecule techniques as required.
Drosophila Experiments: Set up and conduct experiments, collect and analyze data, and report results to the principle investigator.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research; OR Associate degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and a minimum of three years' experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.
Experience in molecular biology and statistical analyses.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)
Pay Grade: R9
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!
Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee
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