Research Fellow I

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Ritchey Endowment Income

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Research Fellow I

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Assists in others’ and conducts original research to include planning, maintaining or completing research programs and/or projects involved in the discovery of new knowledge, techniques, and concepts which require advanced level scientific/research knowledge, skills and abilities following relevant policies, procedures, regulations and laws.

Essential Functions

Develops original project proposals, research designs, plans and protocols and assists in the development of complex project proposals, plans and protocols. Designs and/or conducts complex experiments, investigations and/or studies related to programs and projects in pursuit of new knowledge, techniques and concepts. Coordinates or assists with logistics of research to include equipment, materials, and labor needs. Collects data/samples related to own research as well as others’ research and in complex cases. Records, compiles, processes and analyzes data/samples. Documents results and observations in writing as well as presenting results to others. May prepare research results for publication or presentation at conferences to include performing literature reviews and writing results and discussions. May serve as an instructor and/or supervisor to other researchers and students in area of expertise. May provide consulting to third party organizations related to research activities. May maintain projects and/or coordinate funding.

Education Level


Field of Study

Degree in Molecular Biology or related field

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Possesses highly advanced knowledge in the field of research and the design of experiments, and has broad expert knowledge of a wide range of complex equipment, materials and processes related to research planning, funding and operations. possesses mastery of knowledge and skill related to design of research and the recording, analysis, presentation and publication of research findings. Ability to supervise and instruct others in field of research.

Minimum Technology Skills

Computer (word processing, data analysis, etc.) and standard laboratory equipment.

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience with neurological disease research, grant preparation, and publication/verbal communication of research results (in the English language). Must be able to work collegially with others on large, multidisciplinary research projects.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$35,000 - $58,400

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

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