Research Assistant

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Work Type: Staff/Classified
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Anthropology - Kent Campus [100086]

Job Title:

 Research Assistant

Physical Location:

 Kent, OH

Salary:

 40500

Basic Function:

WE ARE SEEKING A FULL-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY. THE POSITION IS FUNDED BY A TWO-YEAR NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING GRANT TO EXAMINE THE EFFECT OF AGING AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE PATHOLOGY ON NEUROTRANSMITTERS IN THE NONHUMAN PRIMATE BRAIN.

 

Qualifications:   THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PERFORMING HISTOLOGY, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY, ADVANCED UNBIASED STEREOLOGY, AND QUANTITATIVE PCR. IN ADDITION, THE CANDIDATE WILL ASSIST IN DAY-TO-DAY LABORATORY MANAGEMENT, STUDENT TRAINING, ORDERING SUPPLIES, DATA ANALYSES, SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS, AND OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE PI.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

 

Examples of Duties:

 

 

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

•          BACHELOR OR MASTER’S DEGREE IN BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCE, BIOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY, BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, OR A RELATED DEGREE

•          PRIOR EXPERIENCE OF 1-2 YEARS IN A LABORATORY SETTING

•          HIGHLY MOTIVATED, DEPENDABLE, AND CONSISTENTLY ON TIME

•          STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL AND TIME-MANAGEMENT SKILLS

•          ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK AND MEET DEADLINES

•          EFFECTIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS

•          DEMONSTRATE PROFESSIONAL INTERPERSONAL, VERBAL, AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS

•          ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY WITH LIMITED SUPERVISION AND COLLABORATIVELY WITHIN A TEAM

        

 

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

 

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

 

Working Schedule:

 This is grant funded two year term assignment.

Additional Information:

For questions, please email Melissa Edler medler@kent.edu

 

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr


Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.

Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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