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Kansas State University
Posted: 09/3/2021
Research Assistant (Biology)

Research Assistant (Biology)

Department: 3670020060 Biology
Job no: 511019
Employment type: Staff Part Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:
The laboratory of in the seeks a highly motivated person to fill the position of research assistant (part-time, 50%). Applicants must be inquisitive and have demonstrated the ability to do independent work. The qualified individual will work in a collaborative environment managing the laboratory, making sure the laboratory is compliant with regulations, ordering reagents, generating inventories, carrying out literature research, support research publications, and conduct virology experimental research and data collection.

Why Join Us:
The awards undergraduate degrees in three areas (Biology, Microbiology, and Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology) and currently serves over 600 majors. Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan (, a pleasant community of about 50,000 located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas, about 2 hours from Kansas City. Local recreational opportunities include a large lake & park system, diverse outdoor activities, athletic events, and a rich program in the performing arts. Manhattan also serves as the regional center for education, health care, commerce, entertainment and communications.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the

What You'll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
• Previous experience in a research setting
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to understand primary literature in a scientific field
• Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:

• Cover letter detailing qualifications and interest in the position
• Curriculum vitae
• Names and contact information for three professional references
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$18,482.50 - $21,000 annually at part-time

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: Sep 02, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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