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Research Specialist

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 6, 2022

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University of Idaho

Research Specialist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $17.64 per hour + DOE

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Performs research activities and analysis, recording observations and measurements, and reports results. Participates in analyzing and preparing results for publication. Works under general supervision.

Duties may include:
  • Preparing standard solutions for calibration and analyses
  • Interpreting test results and comparing with determined standards and limits
  • Collecting laboratory or field data
  • Conducting research and analysis of scientific data
  • Participating in research design discussions
  • Performing literature reviews
  • Preparing reports
  • Comparing data and historical records for trend verification
  • Developing reference files, comparison charts, and graphs on research data
  • Assisting with site inspections and field oversight
  • Having little or no supervisory responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

    The research specialist position in the Grieshaber lab will assist the PI and lab members in understanding the pathogenesis of Chlamydia. Duties include conducting experiments and analyzing data, overall lab maintenance (ordering, maintaining lab media and supplies) and supervising undergraduate researchers.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology or related field
  • Following pre-established procedures or protocols
  • Analyzing scientific data
  • Keeping complete and accurate records
  • Working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year of research experience
  • Experience working with eukaryote cell cultures
  • Experience with histological techniques and fluorescent microscopy, including image analysis
  • Experience with research lab operations and organization
  • Experience working on independent research project(s)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Ability to perform assigned duties; may be required to work with toxic, volatile, corrosive chemicals and/or carcinogenic substances in a laboratory setting.

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP003513P

Posting Date: 08/04/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Open until filled. Applications received by August 18, 2022 will receive priority screening. Please address how you meet the required qualifications and any of the preferred requirements in your Letter of Qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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