Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Laboratory Assistant 1
Title: 510E-YN - Laboratory Assistant 1
Business Title: Laboratory Assistant 1 Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Classified (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible
Position Details: Summary of Duties: Under general supervision support the transition of multiple diagnostic testing laboratories to a new facility and perform equipment and laboratory decommissioning following the transition. Perform simple, routine clinical laboratory assays, sample processing, data entry, media preparation, and other laboratory work in support of the transition to a new facility.
Eligibility and understanding of BSL-2 laboratory safety guidelines and work environment is required.
This is a project appointment which will end July 30, 2021. Renewal is subject to project needs and funding extension.
High school graduation OR equivalent education/experience.
Ability to work weekends and/or holidays during high volume testing periods.
Background Check: This position has been designed to require a background check Posting Close Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references in the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: >6 to <9 Month
Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled): January 20, 2021 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.