Research Assistant I

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Biological Sciences

Division Name

College of Sciences & Math

Position Title

Research Assistant I

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

One year

Job Summary

This is a 1-year limited-term appointment. Continuation of employment is contingent upon the availability of funds.

The Research Assistant I will be in charge of maintaining routine day-to-day operations and normal functions of the Atmospheric Deposition Site, as well as being responsible of repairing any eventual problems that may arise during normal operations. In addition, the Research Assistant will support PIs, graduate and undergraduate students during the development of experiments that are performed at the Atmospheric deposition site or other locations operated by Leisner’s Lab.

Essential Functions

1. Maintenance of the ozone generators, distribution system and controllers. 2. Maintenance of the grounds on and around the station. 3. Install and control irrigation systems. 4. Perform safety trainings for undergraduate and graduate students to safely work in the ozone chambers. 5. Assist in research and sampling campaigns during the growing season. 6. Design and implementation of small-scale electrical systems

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study

Biosystems engineering and/or Agronomy

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

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

1. Demonstrated experience working in a field applied laboratory. 2. Demonstrated experience with gas exchange analyzers and ozone analyzers. 3. Demonstrated experience with electrical engineering and/or computer science.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$28,000 - $46,700

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Auburn University

State position is located:


List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Biosystems Engineering and/or Agronomy?
    • Yes
    • No

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