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  • Research Assistant I

    Position Number
    2311904
    Department
    Microbiology
    Category
    Research
    Compensation Max
    USD $21.83/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $16.79/Hr.
    Location : Location
    US-VA-Norfolk
  • Overview

    Performs basic chemical, biological, microbiological, surgical or other laboratory tests and procedures in support of research projects.

     

    This position is temporary, and working no more than 20 hours per week. 

    Responsibilities

    • Sets up, adjust and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as microscopes, centrifuge, agitators, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer, colorimeter and other equipment.
    • Carries out laboratory maintenance as needed such as basic bench and instrument cleaning (e.g. cleaning water baths, culture hoods, incubators and rubber mats), reorganizing materials and supplies, ordering supplies, filling liquid nitrogen tanks, defrosting and/or cleaning freezers and refrigerators, autoclaving cell culture waste. 
    • Prepares chemical solutions and media according to standard formulas.
    • May perform mouse research and assist with mouse monitoring.
    • Performs other duties related to research experiments, such as cell culture, as trained or assigned.
    • Records any experimental data personally obtained in a notebook. 
    • Completes any institutionally required biosafety and animal training.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or another field related to the specific field of research from a four-year college or university. 

    Location : Location

    US-VA-Norfolk

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