Research Associate

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82762 - H - Lab/Research Technician 2 Position Number HU1333 Working Title Research Associate Department Chemical & Life Science Engineering 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 $12.50- $15/ dependent on experience Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 15-28hrs/week Normal work days Monday-Friday/varies on need Normal work hours Day shift-varies Job Category Research 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 Research Associate will be responsible for the day-to-day activities required to support the research goals of the soft materials la laboratory. Specifically, duties include:
• Experimental design development, method development, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation and grant development
• Execute prescribed tasks as outlined by supervisor in a timely and organized manner
• Assist research personnel with experiments and analysis
• Compile results of experiments and regularly report to supervisor
• Carry out other research-related duties as needed

Required Qualifications

• Degree in science or engineering
• Wet lab experience
• Ability to work in diverse and dynamic environment
• The College of Engineering supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment.

Preferred Qualifications

• Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or closely related field
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Familiarity with the research process and principles of research design
• Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively
• English proficiency (written and oral)
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, and communication skills
• Ability to present and articulate complex concepts orally

Job Open Date 03/30/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Briefly describe your experience working in a lab or research setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Bachelors Degree? If yes, in what field of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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