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Research Specialist, Life Sciences

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

University of Idaho

Research Specialist, Life Sciences

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $18.10 per hour or higher commensurate with experience

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:
  • Prepare standard solutions for calibration and analyses
  • Interpret test results and comparing with determined standards and limits
  • Collect laboratory or field data
  • Conduct research and analysis of scientific data
  • Participate in research design discussions
  • Perform literature reviews
  • Prepare reports
  • Compare data and historical records for trend verification
  • Develop reference files, comparison charts, and graphs on research data
  • Assist with site inspections and field oversight
  • Have little or no supervisory responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year of research experience in a laboratory setting
  • Research experience with the zebrafish model organism
  • Experience with confocal imaging and image analysis
  • Knowledge of photoreceptor biology and retinal development

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • None

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004373P

Posting Date: 04/03/2024

Closing Date: 4/17/2024

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:
Please complete the Letter of Qualification stating how you meet each of the required qualifications and any of the preferred qualifications.

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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