Research Assistant- Biomedical Sciences
Posting Date: September 21, 2020
Posting End Date: November 21, 2020
Position: Research Assistant
Department: Department of Biomedical Sciences/CVM
Status: Full-time: Exempt
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Research Assistant will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
The candidate should have skills in cell culture and molecular biology techniques, generation of genetic models via viral transduction, protein purification, western blots, ELISA assays, molecular cloning, mutagenesis, PCR, Q-RT-PCR.
Performs a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules.
Sets up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator.
May be required to participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as sterilization and cleaning of equipment, ordering of supplies, inventory and media preparation.
Maintains records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases. Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
PhD or Master of Science in Molecular Biology or equivalent training.
Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively
Commensurate with education, training and experience
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.
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Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.