Research Assistant I

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S642P

Home Org Name

Ritchey Endowment Income

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Research Assistant I

Job Class Code

HA01

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Assists researchers in planning, maintaining or completing research programs and/or projects involved in the discovery of new knowledge, techniques, and concepts which require fundamental scientific/research knowledge, skills and abilities following relevant policies, procedures, regulations and laws.
Experience in histological sample collection, storage and processing including collection from necropsy; reagent preparation; equipment and laboratory maintenance; preparation of IACUC submissions and supporting documentation including policy/procedural matters; knowledge of referencing software

Essential Functions

Assists in the development of project proposals, plans and protocols. Conducts routine or fundamental experiments, investigations and/or studies related to programs and projects in pursuit of new knowledge, techniques and concepts. Assists with logistical considerations to include equipment, materials, and labor needs. Collects data/samples related to others’ research and in routine cases. Records, compiles, processes and analyzes data/samples. Documents results and observations in writing as well as presenting results to others. May assist in the preparation of research results for publication or presentation at conferences to include assisting in literature reviews and assisting in the writing of results and discussions. May instruct students and/or supervise others’ research in area of expertise.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree

Field of Study

In any discipline

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 general knowledge in the field of research, and has working knowledge of equipment, materials and processes related to lab/facility operations, including procedures for observation, documentation and data collection.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience in histological sample collection, storage and processing including collection from necropsy; reagent preparation; equipment and laboratory maintenance; preparation of IACUC submissions and supporting documentation including policy/procedural matters; knowledge of referencing software

Salary Grade

30

Salary Range

$28,000 - $46,700

Job Category

Research

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

02/15/2021

Closing Date

02/25/2021

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
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  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No


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