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  • Research Assistant I

    Position Number
    2311903
    Department
    Microbiology
    Category
    Research
    Compensation Max
    USD $21.83/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $16.79/Hr.
    Location : Location
    US-VA-Norfolk
  • Overview

    The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology at Eastern Virginia Medical School has a regular, full-time position opening for a Research Assistant I/II. The candidate will work under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator and should have expertise in modern molecular biology, biochemistry and macromolecular analysis techniques. Mass spectrometry/proteomics experience is a plus. The successful incumbent will undertake research projects in various aspects of biomedical sciences by contributing to laboratory procedures and experimental strategies.

     

    This is a full-time position.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform a variety of laboratory research experiments.
    • Accurately record work performed including results and methodology on a daily basis. Calculate, compile and analyze data obtained from work performed.
    • Ensure that laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with safety procedures and guidelines in handling, storage and disposal of bio-hazardous, infectious and toxic material.
    • Contribute to manuscript preparation and stay abreast of new and improved techniques.
    • Be familiar with software and instrumentation in the Laboratory, perform routine equipment maintenance as needed.
    • Exercise a high level of integrity and honesty whilst maintaining confidentiality.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Biological science or a related field.  Research laboratory experience beyond undergraduate coursework is desired.  Molecular biology, cell culture and protein analysis expertise are preferred.  Ability to multi-task in a highly dynamic environment whilst exhibiting a professional and pleasant manner.

    Location : Location

    US-VA-Norfolk

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