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Job ID: 220552

Research Assistant
Auburn University

Date Posted Aug. 31, 2023
Title Research Assistant
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Biology - General
    Sciences - General
The Department of Biological Sciences is looking to fill the role of Research Assistant in the Wolak Research Group Beetle Lab. This position will be responsible for routing day-to-day operations and normal functions of the Wolak Research Group Beetle Lab and all associated research, outreach, and educational activities. In addition the Research Assistant I position will support the Principal Investigator, postdoctoral fellows, as well as graduate and undergraduate students during the development of experiments that performed in the beetle lab.

7 Reasons Why You’ll Love Being a Research Assistant at AUBURN:
  • On-site role in the heart of our beautiful campus working with a supportive team
  • Work/life balance is a priority!
  • Careers in Higher Education are reliably stable
  • Competitive retirement plan and benefits
  • Generous leave (including two weeks off during the holidays!)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition waiver for yourself and your dependents

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

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