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Kansas State University
Posted: 08/19/2021
Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog

Job no: 511311

Employment type: Staff Part Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Pay Grade: 06B

About this Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a part-time, Research Assistant. This position is to assist the principal investigator (PI) with cancer research projects and the daily activities of running a research laboratory. The research assistant is expected to manage routine laboratory activities and coordinate multiple research projects led by the PI within the research laboratory.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the

Duties / Responsibilities:

To assist with comparative cancer research projects by performing tissue engineering and molecular biology techniques and assays. Duties include, but are not limited to: mammalian cell culture, molecular biology assays (flow cytometry, western blot, ELISA, PCR, RNA isolation, etc.), and animal studies. Data management and analysis is also required.

To assist with administrative duties including, but not limited to, ordering and inventory of lab supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair of equipment, assurance of appropriate biosafety practices including maintaining updated SOPs and biosafety manuals, scheduling of meetings and laboratory activities, ensuring compliance of laboratory practices with university protocols.

To interface with collaborating researchers and research staff including transfer of samples, scheduling meetings, and overseeing and training visiting scholars to Springer Lab specific protocols.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Lab experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$17.77- $30.20/hr

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Aug 18, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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