Research Associate - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsible for performing laboratory research involving biological science. Positions require spending the majority of the time in identifying and defining research problems, designing approaches or hypothesis and methodology, designing specific phases of research projects, analyzing results, developing conclusions and hypothesis, and/or presenting research results in publishable form. Duties include, but are not limited to, conducting highly complex, advanced technical laboratory analyses; designs, selects, modifies and/or adapts procedures to specific project requirements; evaluates research data; makes substantive suggestions for improvement in techniques and interpretation, which requires significant, in-depth knowledge of specific area of study.

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

Analyzing next-generation sequence data;
Knowledge of computer languages;
Experience generating manuscript quality figures.

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 (

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

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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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