About Salve Regina University:
Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.
BASIC FUNCTION :
The Biology and Biomedical Sciences Department at Salve Regina University seeks a post-baccalaureate researcher to work in the laboratory of Dr. Anne Reid studying the role of flagellin methylation on Salmonella enterica-plant and host interactions. The position is full-time and is available from now until April 30, 2022. The position start date is immediate. A flexible schedule is important as occasional evening and weekend work will be required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
- Conduct original, independent research under the supervision of Dr. Reid
- Participate in the training of undergraduate students
- Keep a detailed and up-to-date record of all experiments performed
- Contribute to the generation of manuscripts for publication
- Perform general lab maintenance duties (inventory, orders, etc.)
- BS in Biology, Microbiology or related field at the time of hire, or BA in another discipline with a minor in Biology
- Experience with culture and manipulation of bacteria and molecular biology techniques is preferred but not required
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.