Research Assistant

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82752 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 2 Position Number HU1059 Working Title Research Assistant Department Medicinal Chemistry Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $12 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 20 hours weekly Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Laboratory Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The incumbent will be responsible for testing compounds effect on various cancer cell lines. This task involves growing and maintaining cancer cell lines, adding compounds to the cell lines and analyzing the compounds effect on the cell lines.
Additionally, the incumbent will assist in production of proteins for functional, biophysical, and crystallographic studies.

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or equivalent field of study.
-Hepatitis B vaccination prior to beginning work.
-Some laboratory work experience with general lab skills which includes but is not limited to cell culturing and maintenance, transfection, Western blot, DNA PCR, making buffers, compound’s molar solutions, Plasmid preparation, techniques involved in protein purification, PAGE, protein or enzyme activity assays.

Preferred Qualifications Job Open Date 01/19/2021 Remove from posting on or before 01/22/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/102886 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelors degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in a laboratory setting?
    • 0
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6+
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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