Scientific Assistant - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington


United States
(111168)

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Detailed Job Description

A 12-month, full-time, Administrative Professional position in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health in the laboratory of Dr. Viveka Vadyvaloo. This person will be responsible for performing laboratory research involving zoonotic bacterial diseases, including maintaining an insect vector colony, and general lab management. The position requires spending the majority of the time engaged in independent, active development and design of research protocols and conducting experimental procedures.

Work with principal investigator to analyze results, develop conclusions and present research results in a publishable form. Maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory protocols and records related to biosafety and radiation material safety. Candidates must have good organizational skills and be comfortable with learning new techniques and operating scientific instrumentation. Be prepared to train and assist graduate and postdoctoral level researchers.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline may be substituted for up to one year of the required work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in a research laboratory.

Must have good organizational skills and be comfortable with learning new techniques and operating scientific instrumentation.

Be prepared to train and assist graduate and postdoctoral level researchers.

Expertise in molecular biology including (e.g. PCR, molecular cloning, DNA and RNA isolation, Western blot, RT-PCR), knowledge of BSL2 practice

Demonstrated Knowledge of bacterial systems.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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