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Casual

Research

The Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department is currently searching for a Research Assistant II to join their team. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is not eligible for benefits

JOB SUMMARY:

With some supervision, employs established laboratory procedures, standard equipment, and fundamental concepts to conduct research tasks determined by field of study and scope of individual research project.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Glassware cleaning, lab organization, and measurements including biochemical experimental work
  • Executes designated research tasks, making use of selected laboratory experiments, equipment, field work, library research, data acquisition and processing, statistical analyses or other investigative techniques;
  • Organizes and summarizes acquired data, using scientific and statistical techniques including computer programs;
  • Organizes and/or drafts material for the preparation of research papers, manuscripts, or other documents for publication and/or presentation;
  • Participates in the design of experiments or field work

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • As deemed necessary by supervisor

DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or Bachelor's degree in non-related field plus two years' related experience, or Associate's degree in related field plus three years' related experience, or High School diploma or equivalent plus five years' related experience.
  • High school diploma and related experience is preferred
  • Experience in chemistry laboratories, UV-VIS spectrophotometry instrumentation, and quantitative assays would be valuable

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to function in a lab setting.

 

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