Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Technologist I will be responsible for conducting daily operations of the lab, including organizing and constructing files to track the progression of the project, purchasing supplies, sending invoices, and managing the project's Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols. The Research Technologist I will also train and oversee undergraduate students, provide assistance for collaborative projects with other labs and researchers, and conduct general project administrative tasks such as preparing files and mail preparation.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related field; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in basic research techniques in the specific or related field; word processing, spreadsheet; database and/or desktop publishing software; presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills; strong computer skills including word processing; familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and SPSS software; familiarity with the Internet and email; strong writing and proofreading skills; excellent organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills; strong verbal communication skills; ability to work independently.
Required Application Materials
Description of End Date
This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding Eligibility end 03/19/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 563836
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